State begins paving work at Hapuna Beach


In compliance with federal Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources will repair the parking areas at the Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Work on the lots in the makai areas of the Hapuna Beach section of the park begins Monday . Additional work will be completed at the Waialea section of the park. The project is expected to take 90 days.

The $650,000 project includes removing existing pavement, repairing road shoulders, new paving, striping, wheel stops and signage as needed. Other work will include the grubbing of unused park areas adjacent to existing parking areas for park use including storage and parking.

The park will remain open during the project. However, certain parking areas will be closed. The contractor may also close or narrow roadway access to allow work.

Project will occur during normal day use hours of the park; no work will be done on the weekends unless there is an imminent need. Traffic control measures will be implemented.

The contractor is Keauhou Kona Construction Corp.