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Campers trashing Makua, state says

  • COURTESY DLNR

    A bucket of burned nails was collected from only one weekend at Makua Beach. The nails were what was left from fires on the beach using wood pallets.

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    Above, an overview shot of campers on the beach and overflowing trash in the trash bins over the holiday weekend.

  • COURTESY DLNR

    Some campers, using the Makua section of the Kaena Point State Park Reserve over the holiday weekend, left piles of rubbish, toilet paper and human waste scattered throughout the vegetation.

Faced with huge weekend crowds and growing piles of rubbish at Makua Beach, state parks officials say they plan to impose restrictions on camping at the remote coastal area near Kaena Point. Read more

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