The County of Kauai reports the lifeguard towers at Pine Trees Beach (Hanalei) and Ke’e Beach were closed on New Year’s Eve, December 31st, 2021 due to a staffing shortage. Additionally, the Wainini Roving Unit was not operating on the 31st. Lifeguards posted at the Hanalei Pavilions tower were monitoring the Hanalei Bay area.
The report did not indicate the cause of the staffing shortage or if staffing shortages would continue. Call the Ocean Safety Bureau at 241-4984 for more information.
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