Dogs are permitted to play without a leash at the following parks:
McInerny Dog Park at the Hawaiian Humane Society in Moiliili: www.hawaiianhumane.org/programs/dogparks/index.html
Bark Park at Diamond Head Rd. and 18th Avenue, open during daylight hours every day:www.barkpark-honolulu.org
Moanalua Dog Park, the City's first off-leash dog park at Moanalua Community Park off Pu'uloa Road, open during daylight hours (closed Tuesday mornings for maintenance): www.moanaluadogpark.org.
Mililani Dog Park, the City's second off-leash dog park at Mililani Mauka District Park at Park & Ride, 95-1069 Ukuwai St., open during daylight hours every day (closed Wed. mornings for maintenance).
Hawaii Kai Dog Park, the City's third off-leash dog park, next to the Park & Ride on Keahole Street. Open during daylight hours (closed Tuesday mornings for maintenance).
Ala Wai Dog Park at Ala Wai Community Park opened in May 2014, the newest city park for dogs.. For mpre information or to volunteer, please visit www.alawaik9playground.com
Future Off-Leash Parks - we hope!!! In the planning stages.....
Makiki Dog Park - the Parks Department has given preliminary approval for a dog park at Punahou Square Park at the corner of Punahou and Wilder. For more info or to get involved, please visit makikidogpark.org
North Shore Dog Park - the Parks Department has withdrawn their preliminary approval for a dog park at Kaiaka Bay Beach Park. If you wish to help with this ongoing effort, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll put you in touch with the North Shore group.
Windward Dog Park - a new (2014) group has started working to get a dog park opened in Kailua or Kaneohe. The group could use some help from interested Windward dog lovers. For more information, please email email@example.com
On the Big Island, the Hawaii Island Humane Society has opened a public dog park at its Kona Shelter, 74-5225 Queen Kaahumanu Hwy, (808)329-1175. Shelter animals have prioity Monday - Friday. On Saturdays, the public has priority. HIHS also has a public dog park on the Hilo side at their Keaau Shelter, 16-873 Keaau Pahoa Hwy, Keaau, HI 96749. (808)966-5458. Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. At Keaau, there is a large dog area and a small dog area for dogs under 30 pounds. Both parks are off leash, fenced in, have running water, tennis balls, hand sanitizer, pooper scoopers, trash receptacles & trash bags. Visit HIHS.org for more information.
The County of Maui Department of Parks & Recreation opened its first dog park in 2013 at Keopuolani Park in Kahului. Plans are in the works to build an upcountry dog park through a public-private partnership. Up to seven acres of land may be used for this project!!
ON-LEASH PARKS - OAHU
Dogs on leashes are allowed at the parks listed below, according to City & County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (updated Sept. 2004):
HAWAII KAI TO McCULLY
Ala Wai Parkway
MAKIKI TO AIEA
Aiea District Park
PEARL CITY TO WAIANAE/WAHIAWA
Honowai Neighborhood Park
WAIALUA TO WAIMANALO
Enchanted Lakes Community Park
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