DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Reminder – Restrictions for use of Kailua-Kona Pier New Year’s Eve 2016

Posted on Dec 28, 2016 in Latest Department News

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation is advising the people that the Kailuau-Kona pier will be actively monitored from 4  p.m. December 31, 2016, until approximately 3  a.m. January 01, 2017.

Vehicle access will be restricted to commercial permittees and government vehicles that are actively conducting official business.  The pier will still be open.

As a reminder, the following activities are strictly prohibited on the pier:

  • Fireworks
  • Consumption of Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Sleeping
  • Use of Grills or Barbeques
  • Erecting of tents or canopies
  • Entering into the fenced area or climbing on any structures

Division of Conservation and Enforcement Officers will be present on the Kailua pier throughout the evening to enforce all applicable laws and ensure everyone has a safe, enjoyable New Year’s Eve.

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Media contact:

Dan Dennison

Senior Communications Manager

(808) 587-0407