HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The public will see an increased U.S. Coast Guard presence on the water beginning November 11 through November 14 as units of the Coast Guard Sector 14, Honolulu, begin operating an increased patrol schedule throughout the Honolulu and Waikiki areas during APEC.
The Coast Guard's initiatives are one of many layers of increased security during the APEC.
The Coast Guard will continue to perform its standard missions of search, rescue and law enforcement in addition to their homeland security responsibilities.
Restricted Parking Zone: Vehicular parking restrictions at Ala Wai Harbor will be coordinated and enforced. All affected areas will be posted with "Emergency No Parking" signage. The restrictions will not be enforced until November 7 at 6:00 a.m. However, due to ongoing preparations in the area, some parking spaces may be utilized by vendors related to the event starting as early as November 6. This start time will be reflected on the "Emergency No Parking" signs. The restrictions will end on November 13 at 11:59 p.m.
ALA WAI YACHT HARBOR AND CANAL SECURITY ZONE: The security zone will begin November 10, 12:00 p.m. and conclude on November 13, 11:00 p.m. The zone consists of the first two boat rows at Ala Wai Harbor (Front Row, Work Dock, Loading Dock, Docks G, F, south face of D and X, Row 400) and the Ala Wai Canal from the Ala Wai Harbor to the McCully Street Bridge. There will be no movement of vessel traffic in these areas. All other vessel traffic will be permitted to move in and out of the remaining unrestricted zone.
WEST WAIKIKI ZONE: This security zone will begin November 11, at 11:00 p.m. and conclude November 12, 11:00 p.m. This zone encompasses the beach access areas behind the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Hale Koa Hotel and Fort DeRussy Park. The zone will extend 2,000 yards offshore (see map). The beach access is restricted to all personnel and vessels. No public access.
EAST WAIKIKI ZONE: This security zone will begin November 11, at 11:00 p.m. and concludes November 12, 11:00 p.m. This zone encompasses the beach access areas East of Fort DeRussy Park and continues to the Sheraton Waikiki. The zone is closed for vessel traffic ONLY and will remain OPEN for general public.
HONOLULU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ZONE: This security zone will begin November 11, at 11:00 p.m. and conclude November 14, 12:00 p.m. This zone extends 3,000 yards off shore and bordered by the Day Beacon 13 and Kalihi Channel Buoy No. 5. The zone is closed to all vessel traffic.
KO OLINA OFFSHORE ZONE: This security zone will begin November 12, at 11:00 p.m. and conclude November 13, 11:00 p.m. This zone extends 3,200 yards off shore and bordered by Kahe Point Beach Park and Barber's Point Harbor. The zone is closed for all vessel and personnel traffic. Vessel traffic will not be restricted into Barber's Point Harbor.
- Federal Aviation Administration: Flight restrictions – http://tfr.faa.gov/tfr2/list.html
- United States Coast Guard District 14: Waterway restrictions - www.uscg.mil/d14
- United States Secret Service: www.secretservice.gov
- Honolulu Police Department: http://honolulupd.org/