Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area


  • Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area boasts a stunning, expansive white-sand beach, offering visitors the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sun.
  • The clear turquoise waters provide an excellent opportunity for snorkeling, allowing visitors to explore a vibrant underwater world with ease.
  • The park offers a picturesque setting for witnessing the beauty of Hawaiian sunsets, creating a serene and unforgettable experience for visitors.

Welcome to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, a stunning coastal gem on the Big Island of Hawaii. Here, nature takes center stage, offering visitors a pristine and idyllic setting to unwind and connect with the beauty of the Pacific.

Hapuna Beach boasts a wide expanse of soft, white sand, inviting you to relax and soak up the Hawaiian sun. The clear, turquoise waters beckon both swimmers and beachgoers alike, creating a perfect backdrop for a day of leisure and water activities.

For those seeking adventure, the beach provides excellent opportunities for snorkeling. Dive into the crystal-clear ocean and discover a vibrant underwater world teeming with colorful marine life. The gentle waves make it an ideal spot for both beginners and experienced snorkelers.

Surrounded by the lush landscape of the Big Island, Hapuna Beach is more than just a place to bask in the sun. The park offers walking paths with stunning coastal views, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Hawaii. Keep an eye out for the occasional honu (sea turtle) sunbathing on the shores or catching a wave.

Hapuna Beach is family-friendly, with ample space for picnics, beach games, and creating lasting memories. Facilities such as restrooms and showers are available, ensuring a comfortable experience for all.

As the day comes to a close, the beach transforms into a serene haven to witness the breathtaking Hawaiian sunset. The warm hues painting the sky provide a serene backdrop for an evening stroll along the water's edge.

So, whether you're a sun seeker, water enthusiast, or nature lover, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area offers a tranquil escape into the natural beauty of Hawaii. Come, unwind, and savor the simple joys of this coastal paradise.

Old Puako Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
(888) 977-4623




Credit Card Only

Hawaii Residents = Free w/ Drivers Lic. or ID

Non-Residents = $5.00 Per Person

Children 3 and Under = Free

Non-Commercial Vehicles

Residents = Free with State ID/DL

Non-Residents = $10 per vehicle

Commercial PUC Vehicle:

1-7 passenger vehicles: $25

8-25 passenger vehicles: $50

26+ passenger vehicles: $90