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The ‘O‘oma coastline, the most recent acquisition under the county's Open Space program. CoH photo. County Completes ‘Open Space’ Purchase of ‘O‘oma January 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · News, West Hawaii News

The acquisition of the 217-acre property is the latest action under the county’s Public Access, Open Space, and Natural Resource Preservation Program.

Snorkelers at Waiopae, in the area of the land that the county intends to purchase. Photo by Hunter Bishop County Eyes Puna Shoreline Purchase December 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Featured Articles, News

The Hawaii County Council wants to add 322 acres of Vacationland property to its collection of conservation land.

County Councilwoman Brenda Ford. File photo. Banyan’s Purchase OK’d, But May Take Awhile April 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Featured Articles, News

The Hawaii County Council has authorized the county to begin negotiations to acquire land fronting a popular Kona surf spot, but the purchase must wait.

Popular surfing spot Banyan's Beach is seen in this image from the 2011 report by the county's Public Access, Open Space, and Natural Resources Preservation Commission. County to Buy Popular Kona Surfing Beach April 2nd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Featured Articles, News

The county wants to purchase a small section of Kona shoreline that is home to one of the area’s most popular surfing spots.