Hanauma Bay to reopen Wednesday

EAST HONOLULU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Dangerous surf and strong rip currents are subsiding, allowing officials to reopen Hanauma Bay on Wednesday for the first time since last week Friday.

The recent swell also created poor visibility, creating a public safety concern.

The Parks and Recreation Department closed the popular snorkeling area to the public on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Hanauma Bay is closed every Tuesday for maintenance.

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