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Kailua-Kona Pier Restrictions for New Year’s Eve

December 30, 2016, 4:00 PM HST
* Updated December 30, 4:23 PM
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The state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation is advising  that the Kailuau-Kona pier will be actively monitored from 4 p.m. Dec. 31, 2016, until approximately 3 a.m. Jan.  1, 2017.

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

The following activities are strictly prohibited on the pier:

  • Fireworks
  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Sleeping
  • Use of grills or barbecues
  • 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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