Comment period open for Kealakekua Bay park master plan draft EIS

  • LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today Access is limited to permitted tour companies at the Kealakekua Bay launch.

  • LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today Vehicles squeeze past each other on Puuhonua Road near Kealakekua Bay.

  • LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today Fencing surrounds Hikiau Heiau at Kealakekua Bay.

KAILUA-KONA — A draft environmental impact statement connected to the master plan for Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park — an area in South Kona the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and its State Parks Division have been trying to develop for more than three decades — has been released.