comscore Pali Lookout fee exceeds expectations | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Pali Lookout fee exceeds expectations

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now
    Tourists take in the view at Pali lookout.

A $3-per-vehicle parking fee for those visiting the Nuuanu Pali State Wayside park raised $26,000 during its first three months, according to the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

That equates to about $8,667 a month from March through May. The parking fee, which launched in March, was projected to generate $2,500 a month. Nonresidents who visit the Pali Lookout are asked to pay the fee at an "honor system" kiosk. Hawaii residents are not asked to pay.

A solar-powered pay station that is connected to the Internet was erected by the parking vendor hired by the state near the entrance to the lookout.

From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., an attendant is on duty answering questions and checking residents’ IDs.

The park opens at 4 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m., so parking fee collection is on the honor system when the attendant is not there.


Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up