12/20/13 – West Hawaii State Parks To Close Early For New Year’s EvePosted on Dec 20, 2013 in News Releases, State Parks
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
WILLIAM J. AILA JR,
For Immediate News Release December 20, 2013
WEST HAWAII STATE PARKS TO CLOSE EARLY
FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE
KAILUA-KONA – The Department of Land and Natural Resources is reminding the public that West Hawaii state parks will close early at 5 p.m. Dec. 31, 2013, New Year’s Eve. Parks closing early include Hapuna, Kiholo and Kekaha Kai (Mahaiula and Kua Bay sections).
“We are closing the parks early to discourage use of fireworks, which are prohibited in state parks, and to protect the public and natural resources of the area,” said DLNR Chairperson William J. Aila, Jr.
The parks will resume normal hours on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 – Kekaha Kai (Mahaiula and Kua Bay sections) from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Hapuna and Wailea from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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