County of Kauai - Day Use Beach Park Permit Fee - COVID19

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Per Person Park Permit Fee and Per Vehicle Parking Fees for County of Kauai Beach Parks assessed during COVID19

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On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States of America declared a national emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 16, 2020, the President of the United States of America issued new Coronavirus Guidelines for America. The guidelines included avoidance of social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people. On March 17, 2020, Governor David Y. Ige issued a directive to slow the spread of COVID-19, he re-emphasized limiting social gatherings to groups of 10 people or less to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.


Pursuant to HRS §127A-12(a)(5)(D), §127A-12(c)(12), §127A-25, and in accordance with CDC guidelines on limiting social gatherings, County of Kaua‘i beach park access will be limited. No more than 100 day-use permits will be issued for all island wide County beach parks. Permits may be obtained at the following Parks and Recreation website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/county-of-kauai-day-use-beach-park-permit-fee-covid19-tickets-100651073069

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, beach park bathrooms, and facilities require increased care. A park permit fee of $50 per vehicle and $5 per person shall be assessed. Proof of payment of the park user fee must be displayed in the windshield of each vehicle parked within or near a County beach park.

State of Hawai'i residents are exempt from these permitting requirements. Residents are encouraged to follow social distancing protocols and avoid higher traffic beach parks.

The County of Kauai does not guarantee sanitization of beach park facilities and request all visitors and residents to follow CDC guidelines on personal hygiene.

This rule shall have the force and effect of law. Violation of this rule is a misdemeanor, subject to penalty per HRS §127A-29.

Penalty per §127A-29:

Any person violating any rule of the governor or mayor prescribed and promulgated pursuant to this chapter and having the force and effect of law, shall, if it shall be so stated in the rule, be guilty of a misdemeanor. Upon conviction, the person shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

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Term: Effective March 23, 2020, through May 3, 2020

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