WAILUA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Health department posted an alert for waters off Lydgate Park in Wailua.
Elevated levels of enterococci bacteria, a bacteria commonly associated with heavy rains and runoff, were found at the beach.
The public is urged to avoid swimming in the area. The bacteria can lead to urinary tract and wound infections.
Health officials will continue to monitor the waters.