Light at the end of the tunnel for Hakalau park

Tribune-Herald file photo Hakalau Beach Park has been closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic since 2017.

Tribune-Herald file photo Lead paint from Hakalau Stream Bridge contaminated the soil of Hakalau Beach Park, causing its closure since 2017.

The long-closed Hakalau Beach Park will reopen more than a decade after being shut to the public according to a state Department of Transportation document.