Polihale State Park


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Polihale State Park


Location:At the end of a 5-mile-long dirt road from Mana Village, off Kaumualii Highway (Highway 50) past the Pacific Missile Range facility.
Facilities:Campground, picnic shelters, beach, scenic vista.
Activities:Tent camping, shore fishing, swimming (in summer, during calm conditions).
Special Features:Park is situated on a wild coastline with a large sand beach backed by dunes and offers good views of the high sea cliffs of Na Pali Coast.
Address:c/o Kauai District Office
3060 Eiwa St, Rm 306
Lihue, HI 96766

Phone:808-274-3444
Web: www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dsp/kauai.html
Size: 138 acres.

See other parks in Hawaii.
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On the other side of the scale, however, Peterson tells the story of the cleanup of Polihale State Park in Kauai, Hawaii.
Go west about as far as you can go in the United States, and you will be standing on the sun-splashed beach at Polihale State Park on the southwestern corner of the island of Kauai.
AFTER FLOODS mined facilities at the Polihale State Park in Hawaii this past December, residents and business owners waited for help from the state to repair the mess.
So how refreshing it is to read about a group of residents and business owners near Polihale State Park on the island of Kauai.
But on those days when you want sunshine, solitude, and a long walk on a gorgeous beach, continue 15 miles beyond Waimea (the last 5 miles are on dusty but passable cane roads) to Polihale State Park.
An endangered plant called Sesbania tomentosa--a woody member of the pea family with jade green leaves and orange flowers that grows on the sand dunes of Polihale State Park on Kauai--provides an example of the devastation that heavy traffic on public lands causes rare species.