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Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

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Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

We're coming to visit and my 14-year old is a skateboarder and wants to spend a lot of time at the skate park. Wondering about several things:

1. Are the skaters respectful of each other, allowing each other to take turns, etc.

2. Is the park in a safe part of town? Could I drop him off there and come back and hour or 2 later?

3. Is it free open skate for anyone, or is it manned by staff and is there admission?

4. When is spring break for the locals? Wondering how crowded it might be the weeks of 4/3 and 4/10.

Anything else that would be good to be aware of? Thank you!

Maui
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1. Re: Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

It's free, and open during daylight hours, every day--or was, last I knew.

Spring break is over here, but adults skate there too. I'd be hesitant to leave him alone there, at least until he's gone a time or two and gotten the "lay of the land". It isn't manned in any way.

Kihei, Hawaii
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2. Re: Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

I don't know about Lahaina, but the Kihei skatepark seems at times to be a pothead hangout. I agree with Akamai Nicks advice

Laguna Beach, CA
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3. Re: Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

The park is ok, but I would stick around for 30 minutes or so to be sure it was ok that day.

Chicagoland
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4. Re: Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

Only 14? I'd sit in the car with a book.

Rocklin, California
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5. Re: Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

What? A skate park that's a pothead hang-out? That's odd. Hehe. Good advice though. Stay with him the first time maybe.

United States
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6. Re: Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

Re: the pothead comments- my DH and, I hope, posters son aren't pot heads. That's a negative stereotype. :)

But I still wouldn't leave my kid at a public place.

Edited: 05 April 2017, 05:42
Maui
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7. Re: Is skateboard park in Lahaina safe?

The Kihei one is the pothead one.

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