Healing the bay: Public asked to stay out of Kahaluu Bay for final days of spawning

A surfer enters the water at Kahaluu Bay on Wednesday, despite signs requesting the bay’s closure from May 28 to June 5. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

As Kahaluu Beach Park’s nine-day closure — allowing for a more successful coral spawning cycle — nears an end, officials are hoping for a swell of public cooperation to remain out of the bay during the closure’s final days.