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Ho'okena Beach Park

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Camp Ho'okena offers clean and spacious sites on the beach for tent camping.

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  • Tent Sites


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  • Market
  • Picnic Table
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  • Toilets
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3 Reviews of Ho'okena Beach Park

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jThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2021

Camping costs $6

All beaches in Hawaii and especially the big island are considered public property so the fact that they charge to camp on the beach is ludicrous.

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Month of VisitOctober
Reviewed May. 17, 2019

Best beach ruined

Beautiful and clean. 

Unfortunately, Locally run and corrupt.

I live here. I had a dispute with one of the "security/managers" of the park. I wanted to be treated with respect and he disagreed. Out of spite, he made up a story about me breaking rules.

I wrote a letter to the board and discovered…

Month of VisitApril
Bryce H.
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2018

Wake up on a historic and pristine salt and pepper beach

My favorite place to camp in Hawaii. A small and isolated beach well hidden from the average person it seems. Ho'okena is a fun place to get a feel of local vibes for sure. Great and very accommodating staff. Real bathrooms as well as fairly clean port-o-poties they provide closer to the actual…

  • No dogs allowed but this one who lives up the road found me enjoying my coffee on the beach
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Month of VisitJuly


Ho'okena Beach Park is located in Hawaii


From Hilo, take Hwy 11 south, rounding South Point. Watch for the sign to Hookena. Turn left at the sign and follow road to the park. From Kona, take Hwy 11 south. After passing the turnoff for the City of Refuge, watch for the sign to Hookena. Turn right at the sign and follow road to the park.


86-4322 Mamalahoa Hwy


19.38000027 N
155.89800036 W

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About This Campground

Camp Ho'okena offers clean and spacious sites on the beach for tent camping.

Connection Details

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  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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