07/02/14 – Hapuna Beach, Kekaha Kai And Kiholo State Parks To Close Early On July 4Posted on Jul 2, 2014 in News Releases, State Parks
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
WILLIAM J. AILA JR,
For Immediate News Release July 2, 2014
HAPUNA BEACH, KEKAHA KAI AND KIHOLO STATE PARKS
TO CLOSE EARLY ON JULY 4
No tents allowed at Wailoa River State Park
KONA —The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks will conduct early closures of three West Hawaii parks on the Fourth of July holiday.
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (including the Waialea Bay section), Kekaha Kai State Park (including the Maniniowali Beach / Kua Bay and Mahaiula Beach sections) and Kiholo State Park reserve will close at 5 p.m. July 4, 2014.
“We are closing these facilities early to discourage use of fireworks, which is prohibited in state parks, and to protect the public and natural resources of the areas,”said DLNR Chairperson William J. Aila, Jr.
Normal park hours will resume on Saturday, July 5, 2014, as follows:
- Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area –7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Kekaha Kai State Park –9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Kiholo State Park reserve –7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
As a reminder, tents may not be set up at Wailoa River State Park in Hilo without a permit.
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Public Information Specialist