June 4, 2010 – Kealakekua, Hawaii
The following media release was issued by the Hawaii County Police Department:
A 50-year-old Kona man has been arrested and charged with various offenses in connection with illegal renting of kayaks at Kealakekua Bay.
On Thursday (June 3) officers from the Area II Community Policing Section conducted an operation at Kealakekua Bay which subsequently led to the charging of Lionel Gaspar of Captain Cook with Pedestrian Solicitation of Motorists, Community Use of County Streets, and Business Activity Without Permit at a State Harbor.
Gaspar was later released on his own recognizance and the cases are pending initial court appearance.