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DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Road to Kuaokala-Peacock Flats reopened

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife is notifying the public that vehicle access to Kuaokala and Peacock Flats has been restored.  The closure was due to heightened security levels at military access points (i.e. Ka‘ena Point Satellite Tracking Station).

Camping permits for Peacock Flats, Earl Pawn campgrounds A and B, and the Kuaokala trail may once again be purchased online at

The public may access these campground with a 4-wheel drive vehicle on the Kuaokala Trail.

Campers may also access the campgrounds, trails, forest reserves and hunting area from the Mokule‘ia side of Farrington Highway by way of Kealia trail and Mokule‘ia Forest Reserve Access Road.  Public access for these trails is for hiking and biking only.

For more updated information on the availability of access at Ka’ena Point Satellite Tracking Station, please call 697-4334 for the guard shack at Yokohama.

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Media contact:

Deborah Ward

DLNR Communications office

Phone: (808) 587-0320