Visitor entrance fees to start at Koke‘e, Waimea Canyon

Photo courtesy of the Department of Land and Natural Resources

Erosion and undermining has deemed the middle and lower portions of the Waimea Canyon Lookout unsafe. The repair is estimated to be $240,000.

LIHU‘E — Starting next week, non-Hawai‘i resident visitors to Waimea Canyon State Park and Koke‘e State Park will be required to purchase both entrance and parking permits.