Bosio had no idea what he was referring to. A little while afterwards, Laymon came down onto the beach, photographing him and shouting about sending fifty of his Hawaiian bruddahs down next week to take back the strand. For the record Bruce Laymon is NOT Hawaiian.
Beachgoers attempting to leave Lepe’uli Beach on May, 21, 2011 via the lateral, coastal trail simply to find it fenced off.
We’ll run you haoles out of here. That is all you f***ing haoles do is come down here, get naked, and leave all types of shit back within woods! Reports Bosio while purportedly quoting Laymon.
Bruce Laymon, a cattle rancher and his landlord, Waioli Corporation, had been granted a license by Laura Thielen, then-chairperson of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources on February 16, 2010 to carry on with a beef cattle operation on 600 acres of land directly behind the public Larsen’s Sand. The license enabled, among other things, Laymon to assemble fencing. Laymon applied for that Conservation District Use Permit (CDUP) to install fencing for a cattle ranch, which he has since put up. A big part of it was federally funded by the Natural Resource Conservation Service, part of USDA.
As he did with Bosio, Laymon has made many unproven charges about public use of the region. He has demonstrated nothing recording all the trouble with Authorities Log calls on beach action. Despite Laymon’s objections, the state Department of Health found no proof of alleged widespread human feces, and there’s no signs of a present hippie habitation as no one lives there.
Considering the laid-back approach of the locals living in Kauai, it’sn’t astonishing that Laymon expects no one of import to refute his claims. Furthermore, he is doubtlessly oblivious that bare beach users are not local hippies and vagrants, but primarily tourists who frequent many naked beaches all over the world, and who are more than familiar with Unclothed Beach Etiquette including removal of one’s own litter.
A legal, county-owned plage access trail exists, but this trail had been fenced off for many years for unknown reasons. The County of Kauai failed in its Duty of Care to keep that trail and make sure it remains clear from the trees and brush that have overgrown that.
It is widely believed the gentle, sidelong, coastal access trail is a public trail, part of a historic Hawaiian trail called the Ala Loa, which no one has the power to cut off access. Hawaii Revised Statutes 264-1, which includes the Highways Act of 1892, ensures roads and trails which existed in 1892 are forevermore public ways. This trail existed in 1892, and is depicted on official 1833 and 1878 government maps on file with the State Archives and State Surveyor. The State of Hawaii is clear it claims the Ala Loa trail in Lepeuli in fee simple. There are public documents which state this.
The conflict between Laymon and visiting Kauai nudists started in 2008 when Laymon and his workers sporadically removed trees and vegetation behind Larsen’s Playa. Beachgoers who often read public notices regarding applications for permits were oblivious that this property was granted permission to do work in the state Conservation District. Complaints were made and a hearing was soon held by the state Board of Land and Natural Resources, which found Laymon guilty of working with no permit. follow was fined $500. and ordered to get a state CDUP and county Special Management Area Permit (SMA). Laymon obtained those licenses after-the-fact. But this really is not the first time Laymon has done work without permits. In 1990 he was caught working with no license in the state Conservation District above Secret Beach, a popular naturist beach like Larsen’s.
Upon further inspection, it was discovered that Laymon did illegal grubbing and grading above Donkey Beach in 2003, then additionally a popular naturist beach. Even now, he’s doing illegal landscaping work for Michele and Justin Hughes above Secret Beach. The pattern is obvious, though only now are naturist groups getting wise to it.

Larson’s Sand Map
It was on Sept. 1, 2009 when preceding County Planning Director Ian Costa signed the SMA license authorizing Paradise Ranch (Laymon’s firm) to build a fence on the lands which seemingly contain the entrance to the controversial sidelong, coastal trail accessibility to Lepeuli. The location is reportedly agricultural-zoned property, with a Special Management Area overlay.

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