Trio of bills introduced for lifeguards at Kua Bay

  • A boogie boarder tumbles in a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • A visitor gets slammed by a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • A boogie boarder catches a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Boogie boarders catch a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Boogie boarders catch a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • A boogie boarder catches a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • A boogie boarder catches a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • A visitor gets slammed by a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • A boogie boarder flips in a wave at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay is a popular beach for visitors and locals. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Stairs to the beach at Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay, are a recent improvement made by the state at the popular beach. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Visitors to Manini‘owali, also known as Kua Bay, play in the shorebreak on Friday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Big Island lawmakers have renewed their efforts to secure lifeguards for Kua Bay in North Kona.