HTA program to cover three additional areas

The waters of Kealakekua Bay are seen from Manini Beach. (Jean Trueman/Community contributor)


A tourist takes a photo of a sea turtle in 2021 at Punaluu Black Sand Beach. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Visitors take photos and look at the sea turtles on April 26 at Punaluu Beach in Ka'u.

The Hawaii Tourism Authority will expand its Action Stewardship Program to cover Pohoiki, Punalu‘u and Kealakekua Bay in an effort to preserve natural and cultural resources.