New pilot program aims to encourage pono behavior

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald During an interview Tuesday in Keaukaha, steward Susan Champeny speaks about the need to educate tourists visiting the beaches in the area.

In this Tribune-Herald file photo, visitors enjoy a sunny day at Richardson Ocean Park in Keaukaha.

Two beach parks in Keaukaha are the test bed for a new pair of county and state programs to cultivate more mindful behavior in visitors.