County reopening popular Puna beach park

  • U.S. Geological Survey photo This aerial photo of Isaac Hale Beach Park and Pohoiki boat ramp was taken in August. The ocean entry of lava and a small laze plume can be seen curling around the park and its parking lot.

HILO — One of lower Puna’s most popular beach parks will officially reopen next week after a six-month-plus closure because of lava.