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Bring your canine friends out for some well-desrved exercise and fun! 


Keaau Shelter's Bark Park


16-873 Keaau Pahoa Hwy. Keaau, HI 96749 MAP

Public Hours:
Every day 8am - 10am and 3pm - 5pm*

*Large Dog Park Only. The small dog park is reserved for the shelter dog needs (playgrounds, etc) after 10am. Small dog park is open from 8am - 10am daily 

Keaau Bark Park 1          Keaau Bark Park 2


All HIHS Bark Parks are controlled and maintained by HIHS. They are the only public, off-leash dog parks on the island.


To ensure that owners and their pets have a great time while visiting Central Bark, there are a few rules all visitors must abide by.

  • Dogs and children must be accompanied by an adult. 

  • Maximum of 3 dogs per adult.

  • Aggressive, excessive mounters, in heat, or sick dogs are not allowed.

  • Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting. 

  • Allow new dogs to enter without crowing.

  • Off leash dogs should be under voice control.

  • Owners must carry a leash and closely supervise their dog(s) and children.

  • Strollers, carriages, bicycles, and toys are not allowed.

  • Smoking, alcoholic beverages, food, or treats not allowed.

  • Equiptment for dogs only. Children cannot climb on equipment or play in water features.

  • Pick up and dispose of dog poop immediately.

  • Vaccinations and license should be current.

  • Please exit if your dog becomes unruly.

Entry into the Bark Park is at the risk of owners and handlers of dogs. Owners and handlers are responsible for the behavior of their dogs, and are soley liable for any damage to property, persons, or other animals caused by their dog(s).