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State authorizes two kayak companies in Kealakekua Bay

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources has approved permits for the return of two commercial kayak tour companies at Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park as part of its multi-stage efforts to improve the management, quality and sustainability of this heavily visited and significant natural and cultural resource. “Our primary objective is to […]

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New rules at Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources is taking action at Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park to improve the management, quality and sustainability of this heavily visited and significant natural and cultural resource by temporarily initiating a moratorium on the use of specific vessels in the water, starting Jan. 2, 2013. “DLNR recognizes […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:33 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Dec 7) for a kayaker in distress off Mahukona Beach Park on the Kohala Coast.

A 53 year-old man was kayaking 300-400 yards offshore, flipped over and lost his kayak in high winds and rough seas. The man was left only with his paddle as he treaded water in the open ocean for 30 minutes.

Kayaker rescued after flipping over, losing kayak in high winds

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:33 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Dec 7) for a kayaker in distress off Mahukona Beach Park on the Kohala Coast. A 53 year-old man was kayaking 300-400 yards offshore, flipped over and lost his kayak in high winds and rough seas. The man was left only with his paddle as he […]

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UPDATE: Man’s body recovered outside stormy Honokohau Harbor

The man who lost his life outside Honokohau Harbor while attempting rescue three kayakers has been identified as Robert Dean Lewis, 57, who worked with the Palamanui housing development.  He was aboard his 26-foot Majek fishing boat with his wife, Judith, when the weather suddenly turned, endangering kayakers Mike Kiss, Jesse Shim and Troy Gardner, all of West […]

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