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Some fear backlash against tourists could arise at Laniakea Beach

  • It can take as long as an hour for North Shore drivers to travel just 2 miles in front of Laniakea Beach, where a 10-year-old boy from California was hit by a vehicle Aug. 1 while crossing Kamehameha Highway to get to a popular spot to watch sea turtles in Hawaii.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Laniakea Beach is a big draw for tourists hoping to see turtles.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA /CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A visitor Tuesday crossed Kamehameha Highway to get to the beach.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Visitors to Laniakea Beach often jaywalk across the two-lane Kamehameha Highway to get to the beach, causing traffic to back up at times.

It can take as long as an hour for North Shore drivers to travel just 2 miles in front of Laniakea Beach, a popular spot to watch sea turtles. Read more

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