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Beach Parks Closed Due to High Surf Reopen

April 1, 2016, 12:30 PM HST
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Kahalu'u Beach Park. File photo by Jamilia Epping.

Kahalu’u Beach Park. File photo by Jamilia Epping.

High surf caused the closure of several beach parks in West Hawai’i on Thursday.

The Department of Land and Natural Resources says the sole State beach park closed, Kekaha Kai State Park – Maniniowali (also known as Kua Bay), reopened Friday morning.

DLNR officials say the reopening followed an assessment of wave and current conditions.

County beach parks closed Thursday, including Kahaluu Beach Park, Laaloa (also known as Magic Sands Beach Park, and Kauna’oa Bay at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, have also reopened.

A High Surf Warning was put into effect Thursday. The warning expired Thursday evening.

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