A Hawaii kayak tour company leading a group of teens when one from New York was swept out to sea could lose its permit from the state.
The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources is recommending that Hawaii Pack and Paddle's permit be revoked for three violations on July 4.
The department says the company conducted a tour with 13 passengers — one more than allowed, exceeded the landing time and deviated from authorized areas.
The company tells Hawaii Tribune-Herald it disputes those findings.
The Board of Land and Natural Resources is to consider the recommendation Friday.