Time for a break: Kahaluʻu Beach Park to close for coral spawning

  • Kahaluu Bay will be closed from May 16-21 for coral spawning events and to give coral a rest. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • A ReefTeacher observes spawning of coral in Kahalu‘u Bay in this undated photo. Hawaii Island’s Kahaluʻu Beach Park will be closed next week to beach- and oceangoers alike for anticipated coral spawning events and to give the popular site a rest from “chronic daily use.”. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Hawaii Island’s Kahalu‘u Beach Park will be closed next week to beach- and oceangoers alike for anticipated coral spawning events and to give the popular site a rest from “chronic daily use.”