Statewide closures due to winter storm

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Here are closures around the state due to the winter storm.

Kaena Point State Park is closed until Monday. 

Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline (O‘ahu) – Tidepools trail closed
Mālaekahana State Recreation Area – Closed

Waimea Bay Beach Park is closed due to a downed power line near the park entrance and rough ocean conditions.

Honolulu Zoo – Closed due to falling branches.    

Wahiawā and Foster Botanical Gardens are closed due to high winds.

Hawaii Island:

Kekaha Kai State Park, Kua Bay (Hawai‘i island) – Closed

State Park Camping (Hawai‘i island) – All makai parks closed, mauka parks could close later depending on conditions

The Kekaha Landfill is closed Sunday. 

Green Waste services are closed at the Hanalei, Kapaa, Lihue and Hanapepe Transfer stations. 

Scrap metal and tire collections also remain closed at the Hanapepe station.

Ha‘ena State Park and Napali Coast State Wilderness Park & Kalalau Trail (Kaua‘i) – Remain closed due to April 2018 flood damage

In South Maui, all beach parks are closed. 

The following is an updated list of Maui County parks closed Sunday because of a severe winter storm impacting the state of Hawaii.

Central Maui: Waihee and Kanaha beach parks.

East Maui: Baldwin and Hookipa beach parks.

West Maui: Papalaua Wayside Park and D.T. Fleming Beach Park.

Molokai: Papohaku Beach.

The closures are in anticipation of heavy winds and large surf hitting Maui County, particularly Molokai and the northern and southern coastlines of Maui. 

Countywide, residents and visitors are advised to stay indoors and postpone outside plans, including trips to the beach or park.

“It’s always better to be safe, than sorry,” Mayor Michael Victorino said Saturday. “Weather forecasters expect coastal flooding along with powerful wind gusts that may down trees, power lines and even blow over vehicles. I strongly encourage everyone to stay at home and stay informed.”

County officials advise residents and visitors to reschedule hiking or camping trips across the island. Residents also should bring in any loose belongings from outside, such as potted plants or furniture that may blow away in the wind.

Maui Emergency Management Agency held a video teleconference Saturday with the National Weather Service and other counties for the latest forecasts of the severe weather this weekend. 

Officials from various county, state and federal departments and nongovernmental organizations were present, including Haleakala National Park, Maui Electric Co., state Department of Transportation and American Red Cross.

County officials will continue monitoring weather conditions through the weekend and respond to any emergencies.

To stay up to date with the latest information, sign up for Maui Emergency Management Agency’s alert program called Makaala. 

To register and learn more information about emergency preparedness, visit

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