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Want a great spot at Ala Moana for July Fourth? City says you can sleep over

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The city will allow the public to stay overnight at Ala Moana Regional Park on July 3 in anticipation of Independence Day celebrations.

Although camping tents are prohibited on the beach, the city will allow two people to stay in an “open-sided canopy” per campsite.

The park is normally closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., and anyone not staying overnight on July 3 will be asked to leave.

Honolulu police will patrol the beach and enforce rules.

The following is prohibited:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Dogs or animals other than service animals
  • Smoking
  • Littering
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as “drones”

With the high number of expected guests, police say the area surrounding Ala Moana and Kapiolani regional parks will likely be heavily congested.

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