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Department of Parks and Recreation
 
Michele K. Nekota Director Designate
Jeanne C. Ishikawa, Deputy Director

1000 Uluohia Street,
Suite 309
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
Phone: (808) 768-3003
Fax: (808) 768-3053
email: parks@honolulu.gov
 
 
 
 
Humuhumunukunukuapua'a (Hawaii State Fish) Hanauma Bay Information Naso Tang Fish

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Road Map
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is about 10 miles east of Waikiki just off the main coastal road (Kalaniana'ole Highway, Route 72).
  • For our summer session, Hanauma Bay is open daily from 6:00a.m. until 7:00p.m. except on Tuesdays. We are closed all day on Tuesdays.
    For our winter session, Hanauma Bay is open daily from 6:00a.m. until 6:00p.m. except on Tuesdays. We are closed all day on Tuesdays.
    Changes are possible at any time; for the latest information call the recorded information line at (808) 396-4229 t

 

Plan to get to the bay early. The parking lot often fills early and you will be turned away if it is full. By getting an extra early start you will avoid long lines at the ticket booth and snorkel concession.

    CLOSED on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
    CLOSED on New Years Eve and New Years Day 
Parking Lot Attendants
  • If you aren't driving you can catch the number 22 bus from Waikiki, it runs down Kuhio Avenue. For information on routes and timetables call TheBus at  (808) 848-5555.
  • Current fees at Hanauma Bay .

You can rent masks, fins, snorkels and lockers at the beach.

Masks, Fins, Snorkels and Lockers Rental Sign

Rules and Regulations


"Text courtesy of John Hoover from his book 'Hanauma Bay, a Marine Life Guide' "

    Last Reviewed: Wednesday, December 18, 2013