|Camp Ho'okena Accommodations
Camp Ho'okena offers clean and spacious sites on the beach for
tent camping. You can reserve a camping permit online. In addition
to a spectacular beach and ocean campers may enjoy the following
Concession Stand with ice, food, cold drinks, ice cream,
snacks & supplies for campers and beachgoers.
County restroom facilities.
The Concession Stand Accepts Credit Cards.
No pets of any kind please.
bookings must be made at least 72 hours in advance of reservation
booking camp sites under the Hawaii Residents Rates will be required
to show proof of Hawaii residency for each person in the party upon
check in, or out of State Visitors rates will be payable at that
only forms of proof of Hawai`i residency we accept include:
1. Hawai`i Drivers' License
2. Hawai`i State ID
Camping fees per Out of State Visitors
per day are:
Person (7 years old & over): $20.00 per night plus a $1.00
transaction fee per day for a total of $21.00
Camp: Out of State
Camp: Commercial Groups
Internet camping fees per Hawaii Residents
per day are:
Adult (18 years old & over): $5.00 per night plus a $1.00
transaction fee per day for a total of $6.00
Junior (13-17 years old): $2.00 per night plus a $1.00
transaction fee per day for a total of $3.00
Child (12 years old and under): $1.00 per night
Camp: HI Residents
How Do I Purchase A Campground Permit?
Availability: First check for campground availability by
entering the Online Reservation System and entering your 'In date'
and 'Out Dates'. The system will let you know if your camping dates
Internet: If there is availability for your desired camping
dates, you can reserve the dates through the reservation system.
Payment for internet reservations will be made by credit card through
PayPal.com. After completing your payment via PayPal.com. Your Paypal.com
receipt is your proof of payment and your camping permit. Please
bring it with you when you arrive at Ho`okena Beach Park.
Internet reservations are limited to 8 adults, 8 juniors and 8
children. If your group exceeds this number, please complete your
first reservation and print your permit. You can then return to
the reservation system to complete another reservation for the rest
of the campers in your group.
Telephone: You can call the beach at 808-328-8450. If there
is no answer, please leave a clear message with your preferred camping
dates, your telephone number and name. Reservation 4 days processing
On Site: A same-day permit can be purchased at the Ho'okena
Beach Park from the Aloha Patrol guards on a first come first served
space available basis. You also may obtain a permit by calling (808)
328-8430 between 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and inform the guards you plan
to camp. You must present valid identification and complete a permit
application form. Only cash payments will be accepted on site. The
Concession Stand will be open 7 days a week from 10 am to 4 pm.
The Aloha Patrol is on site 7 days per week from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A request for refunds must be made 7 days before the start date
on your reservation/permit. You will be refunded the full amount
of your reservation purchase minus a $5 service fee. To request
a refund, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also mail your cancellation request to the above address.
Please provide the permit number and the reason for the refund in
your cancellation request. The permit will be invalid once your
refund is processed.
We want our visitors to respect our land and cultural sites when
they visit. Viewing the area is fine but visitors should minimize
their impact during their stay.
"The taking, appropriation, excavation, injury, destruction
or alteration of any burial site, or the contents thereof, is strictly
prohibited. Violaters will be prosecuted and may be subject to a
fine and/or imprisonment. HRS 6E-72". If any skeletal remains
are inadvertently discovered, any activity in the immediate area
that could damage the remains must cease until the DLNR, or medical
examiner/coroner, or police, or Hawai`i Island Burial Council and
OHA have been notified".
1. Camping permits are only issued to persons eighteen years of
age or older. An adult must accompany minors.
2. Holders of a camping permit shall show the permit to any police,
security officer, park caretaker, or any department personnel upon
3. Camping is allowed at each site for a period of one week during
the period from June 1st through August 31st two weeks during the
remainder of the year. All permits shall be issued on a first-come,
first served basis.
4. The installation of permanent camping facilities is prohibited.
Tents must be freestanding.
5. Camping within 25 feet of any water hydrant, main road, or defined
watercourse is prohibited. Camping is allowed only in designated
6. The gathering of wood for use as fuel in campgrounds or picnic
areas shall be limited to dead material on the ground.
7. It shall be unlawful for any person to take or permit any dog,
cat, or other domestic animal, whether loose or on a leash or in
restraint on or about any County beach park. This shall not apply
to service animals that are individually trained to perform tasks
for people with disabilities or for purposes of law enforcement
by law enforcement agencies of the Federal, State or County governments.
Service animals are working animals, not pets.
8. The maximum number of campers permitted at any approved site
shall be limited by the capacity of the sanitation system and other
9. Quiet shall be maintained on all campgrounds from 9:00 P.M.
- 6:00 A.M.
10. Checkout time is 12 noon. Camping equipment must be completely
removed and the site cleaned before departure.
11. Reservations can only be made up to one year from today's date.
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