West Hawaii national parks to reopen at noon

Visitors enjoy the grounds of Pu‘uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on Saturday, which reopened after 35-day government shutdown. (Tiffany DeMasters/West Hawaii Today)

Visitors walk the grounds at the closed Puuhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park earlier this month. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — When Lauren and C.J. Huseby planned their trip to the Big Island they didn’t anticipate the government shutdown to impact their travels.