‘A step in the right direction’: State floats temporary night closure of Kailua Pier to address homelessness, illegal activities

  • Hawaii Police Department and DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement officers clear a homeless encampment on Kailua Pier in January. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • A sign posted Friday clearly notes pier rules.

  • A man pushes a cart with belongings in it across Kailua Pier on Friday. A temporary closure of the Kailua Piper is being floated as a means to address homelessness and illegal activities taking place at the public facility. (Photos by Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

A temporary closure of the Kailua Pier is being floated as a means to address homelessness and illegal activities taking place at the public facility.