DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
PETER T. YOUNG, CHAIRPERSON
Phone: (808) 587-0401
Fax: (808) 587-0390
For Immediate Release:
July 4 Reminder: Fireworks, Alcohol Not Permitted
HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is reminding the public about safety prohibitions regarding the Fourth of July Celebration in Hilo.
Tents, canopies, and vehicles on the grass are prohibited within the Wailoa State Park including areas mauka of Kamehameha Avenue to Pauahi St., and at Old Kona Airport State Park and Hapuna State Park;
DLNR enforcement officers will make spot checks at locations statewide to ensure that all boats, personal water craft and kayaks are equipped with required safety equipment onboard, and that gear is operational and up to date. Officers will also inspect for overloading, DUI and other rules and regulations established by DLNR and Coast Guard.
Marine Safety Advisory: All vessels, thrill craft and kayaks in Hilo Bay must stay 300 yards away from Moku Ola (Coconut Island) on July 4, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
For more information or to report a violation, call: 974-6208 (Hilo), 327-4961 (Kona), 887-6196 (Kamuela) or 327-4961 (Kona). Or call the Operator and ask for “Enterprise 5469” 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.
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