Polihale State Park (PC: DLNR) The DLNR Division of State Parks (DSP) is preparing for the reopening of Polihale State Park after it was shut down in July due to overuse and abuse. The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources has indefinitely closed Polihale State Park on Kauai because of overuse and reckless behavior by visitors. Polihale State Park was also closed during the tsunami warning that followed the October 2006 Big Island earthquake. DLNR: Polihale closed indefinitely "PEOPLE BEHAVING BADLY LEADS TO CLOSURE OF POLIHALE STATE PARK Kauaʻi Park is First Casualty of Bad Behavior Under COVID-19 Rules Egregious behavior and overuse has prompted the DLNR Division of State Parks to close Polihale State Park on Kaua‘i’s west side indefinitely. There’s still no firm reopening date for Kauai’s Polihale State Park, but the Department of Land and Natural Resources says it is getting ready to reopen the popular spot in the next few weeks. LIHUE, Hawaii — The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources has indefinitely closed Polihale State Park on Kauai, citing overuse and reckless behavior by visitors. Polihale State Park. Reopening will likely happen within […] Nearby at the Pacific Missile Range Facility, spokesman Tom Clements said the base has not seen a noticeable increase in use of recreational beach areas that can be attributed directly to the Polihale road closure. The DLNR Division of State Parks is preparing for the reopening of Polihale State Park on Kaua‘i, although no firm date has yet been set. While no firm date has yet been set, reopening will likely happen within weeks, however, if park users do not comply with park rules, it will be closed again. Due to overuse … “This decision is based on input from staff, law enforcement, health officials and west Kauaʻi residents,” said State Parks Administrator Curt Cottrell. Egregious behavior and overuse has prompted the DLNR Division of State Parks to close Polihale State Park on Kaua‘i’s west side indefinitely, the Department of Land and Natural Resources said. tunataxi September 14, 2020 7:25 am Reply. LIHUE — The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has indefinitely closed Polihale State Park on Kauai, citing overuse and reckless behavior by visitors. (Honolulu) – The DLNR Division of State Parks (DSP) is preparing for the reopening of Polihale State Park on Kaua‘i, although no firm date has yet been set. The Department of Land and Natural Resources announced it will close Kauai’s Polihale State Park indefinitely, citing bad behavior of … Polihale State Park is closed indefinitely after evidence of egregious behavior and overuse. Due to overuse and abuse, the popular beach and camping area was shut down. One weekend, an estimated 1,000 people camped illegally. (Closed ) Kauai is why.