Six Campers Cited for Illegal Camping During Beach SweepMay 18, 2018, 12:59 PM HST (Updated May 18, 2018, 12:59 PM)
The Hawai‘i Police Department reports that due to having received numerous complaints from members of the community, North Kohala Community Police along with Area II Special Enforcement Unit Officers (SEU), and Hawai‘i County Parks and Recreation’s maintenance workers, conducted a beach park sweep of individuals camping without a camper’s permit.
A total of six citations were issued to six individuals on Friday, May 18 2018. A total of five tents were removed from Kapa‘a Beach Park.
The Hawaiʻi Police Department reminds the public to obtain proper camping permits when camping on state and county beach parks.