The Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is scheduled to reopen Thursday morning following repairs to a sewage pump.

Contract workers, staff from the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation and electricians from the city’s Department of Facility Maintenance solved an electric issue that caused the pump to fail.

All areas of the preserve had been closed, including the beach, the upper viewing area, parking lots and the education center.

Hanauma Bay, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state, is regularly closed Tuesdays.

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Hanauma Bay Nature Reserve in southeast Oahu. Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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