‘This funding will save lives’: Money budgeted for lifeguards at Kua Bay

  • A Hawaii County lifeguard scans the water from the tower at Laaloa Beach Park.

  • Kua Bay is a popular beach for visitors and locals. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Visitors to Kua Bay play in the shorebreak earlier this year. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Lifeguards have been funded for Kua Bay.