FOUR WEST HAWAII STATE PARKS TO CLOSE EARLY ON JULY 4

Posted on Jul 2, 2018 in Latest News

HAPUNA BEACH, KEKAHA KAI, LAPAKAHI 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 four West Hawai‘i parks on the Fourth of July holiday.

Kekaha Kai State Park (Mahaiula and Maniniowali (Kua Bay) sections), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (including the Waialea Bay section), Lapakahi State Park and Kiholo State Park Reserve will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

“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 Suzanne Case.

Normal park hours will resume on Thursday, July 5, 2018, as follows:

• Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area – 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
• Kekaha Kai State Park – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
• Kiholo State Park reserve – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

As a reminder, tents are not permitted at Wailoa River State Park in Hilo.

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