Severe weather closes Hanauma Bay

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The City and County of Honolulu says that Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will be closed Wednesday due to hazardous conditions caused by heavy rains and surface runoff.

City workers will move sand to repair areas impacted and inundated by excessive amounts of water. Debris in the bay is also causing unsafe conditions for swimming. The city says if there are no further weather delays, Hanauma Bay is expected to reopen on Thursday.

City golf courses at Ala Wai, Ewa Villages and West Loch were closed today and will likely remain closed tomorrow if heavy rains continue.

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