Concerns for water jet packs growUPDATED 10:14 AM HST Jul 18, 2013Video Transcript
held later this morning after concerns by the public about the usage of water jet packs in Hawaii Waters. The Department of Land and Natural Resources will discuss possible state rules and plans to modify the jet pack -- which are water-propelled -- and can fly an operator up to 30 feet above water and travel up to speeds of about 32 miles per hour. The United States Coast Guard, ocean users and current jet pack owners are among those invited to the meeting. It's being held at the DLNR board room from 9 to 11 A-M. But just how dangerous are these Jet Packs? This morning we're getting an up close look at how these jet packs operate and why there is a growing concern among the public. KITV4's Ryan Kalei Tsuji is LIVE out in the middle of Maunalua Bay with more. Good Morning Ryan.