Public information meeting planned Tuesday for improvements at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area


The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of State Parks will hold a community information meeting on Tuesday to discuss planned improvements at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

The meeting will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12, in the dining hall in the mauka section of the park.

State Parks staff will describe and seek community input on proposed repair and renovation improvements of existing facilities in various park locations that include: roadway and pathway improvements, new foot showers, new rinsing shower, pavilion and barbecue facility improvements, comfort station repairs and renovations, improvements to picnic areas on the south end, stairway and pathway improvements at the Waialea section of the park, and related improvements to comply with current regulations and requirements, including the Americans with Disability Act.

The dining hall can be reached by using Old Puako Road from Queen Kaahumanu Highway, then making a turn mauka, across from the makai entry to the beach and follow the road past the A-frame cabins to the dining hall at the top of the hill. There is a small parking lot for the facility and also ample open space parking in the unpaved areas of this section.