03/27/13 – Na Pali Coast State Park And Kalalau Trail Closed Due To FloodingPosted on Mar 27, 2013 in News Releases
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
WILLIAM J. AILA JR,
For Immediate Release March 27, 2013
NA PALI COAST STATE PARK AND KALALAU TRAIL CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING
HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has closed the Na Pali Coast State Park and Kalalau trail until further notice due to flooding caused by a weather system on Kauai. Hanalei bridge is closed. Hikers have been rescued at Hanakapiai stream.
Hikers should be aware of weather condition before going out on a trail. If you experience flash floods DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED STREAMS, people have died trying. Remain, or get to higher ground immediately and wait for conditions to abate before crossing.
For updates on status of Na Pali Coast State Park please check the State Parks website at www.hawaiistateparks.org
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