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Posted by Mary Ellen J on Monday, 15 June 2020, at 2:29 p.m.
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In response to 144195: Some Beaches Access Locked?, posted by Robert Vc on Sunday, 14 June 2020, at 1:09 p.m.

Some of it is because they are state versus county. Some is personnel availability from what I gather. Here is a recent update on State parks from my representative Nicole Lowen. Hope it helps.

As part of the governor's phased-reopening strategy, the DLNR Division of State Parks is lessening restrictions and reopening parks in conjunction with various county-specific rules and guidelines. Lounging, sunbathing, and sitting on the beach is now allowed at all State beach parks. Although all parks are open to pedestrian access, some gates and parking areas will remain closed. This is due to budget issues within the state parks divison.

Kekaha Kai State Park access gates for Kua Bay will be open on the weekends from 7am to 6:45pm. Restrooms will be closed at Mahai'ula but open at Kua Bay.

Kiholo State Park access gates and restrooms remain closed.

Hapuna Beach Park main access gates are open from 7am to 6:45pm daily for parking. However, access gates to the Waialea Section will remain closed

State Park camping and lodging will remain closed for the time being and will be phased in slowly in accordance with county restrictions. Lodging and campsites are NOT allowable quarantine locations.

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