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Kaena Point State Park Beach Cleanup

Mahalo to all of our volunteers who came out to help us cleanup Kaena Point State Park-Mokuleia Section on March 28, 2015. We had 50+ people who took precious time from their weekend to haul out 900+ pounds of debris. We focused on the leftovers from numerous palette fires that have been set throughout the […]

Join us on our monthly hike Saturday April 11, 2015

Please email if you want to sign up for a hike. Spots are limited, so reserve your spot soon! for more information.

Kaena Point 12-13-14

With the impending permitted entry into the Kaena Point State Park Reserve, Mokuleia Section, beyond the end of the paved road, the Friends of Kaena look forward to an improvement in the landscape. We hope for the vegetation to return and some semblance of order in how people drive within the designated road system. These […]

Kaena Point Natural Area Reserve. The Moli have returned!

The Friends of Kaena have resumed our monthly hikes and has moved them to the second Saturday of the month beginning this past Saturday 12-13-14. Next hike is scheduled for January 10th, 2015. Enjoy some of the photos taken while visiting the State’s Natural Area Reserve. The Moli (Laysan Albatross) have returned and are nesting. […]

Join us for International Coastal Clean Up Day!

Friends of Ka’ena, in partnership with Kokua Hawaii Foundation and U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii are organizing the Ka’ena Point, Mokule’ia route coastal cleanup. The cleanup is from 9:00am – 11:00am, with check-in starting at 8:30am. Volunteers should bring sun protection, refillable water bottles, and gloves. Buckets, colanders, and reusable rubbish bags are helpful. Come Join […]

2013 Annual Meeting!

Our 2013 Annual Meeting has been postponed for a later date. Please check back for more information soon!

Army Video : Off-Roading Activities Endanger Environment

The army has released a video as part of an internal campaign to educate service members, families and Army civilians about the destructive effects off-roading is having on the island environment and help encourage alternative recreation activities at the park. Link PSA: Off-Roading Activities Endanger Environment from U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii on Vimeo.

Laysan Albatross Chicks

It’s a great time to go hike to the Natural Area Reserve. On February 2nd, 18 chicks were observed! They started hatching in the last week of January and will continue to hatch over the next two weeks. In another 3 weeks you’ll start to see the chicks left alone by their parents as they get bigger. There […]

Dune Protection featured in Honolulu Advertiser

Volunteers and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources have installed signs and 1,500 feet of fencing around native dune vegetation and cultural sites at Ka’ena Point.  Read more at

Google maps and Picasa album

Picasa enables easy geo-tagging of images, which can then be pulled into a custom Google map. This is a map of images taken recently, especially in the beach and dune areas. Click an image thumbnail for a larger image or click and drag on the map to pan.