Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation Reopening Strategy

Today Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced a City-wide reopening strategy based on COVID-19 metrics. The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation has provided a more detailed graph (attached) reflecting the information within that strategy as it relates to our parks and facilities. Most notably::

  • Groups of 5 are allowed in parks and beaches beginning Thursday, Sept. 24 and the following park facilities are scheduled to reopen that date:
  •  Skateparks
  • Off-leash dog parks
  • Playgrounds
  •  Exercise equipment
  • Shooting & archery ranges
  • Outdoor play courts
  •  Pop-up canopies require a permit, cannot be larger than 10’ x 10’, and must be 12’ feet apart. Visit the special website for more info: bit.ly/CanopyPermit
  •  The online camping reservation reopens at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25 for camping beginning Friday, Oct. 9. Campsites will be limited to a maximum of 5 people.
  • City pools are scheduled to reopen on Monday, Sept. 28 for lap swimming only. Previous COVID-19 protocols will be in place.  

Mahalo and stay healthy.  

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