05-18-18 North Kohala illegal camping

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Officer Kapelieli Kauahikaua Jr (KJ)
North Kohala CPO, Area II
Phone: (808) 889-6540




Media Release

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 Hawaii 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 today, (May 18). 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.




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