01/18/17 – Kalalau Trail Closure One Day For Rockfall Mitigation Work

Posted on Jan 19, 2017 in Closure: Trail, News Releases, State Parks

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
News Release

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR
SUZANNE D. CASE
CHAIRPERSON

For Immediate News Release January 18, 2017

KALALAU TRAIL CLOSURE ONE DAY FOR ROCKFALL MITIGATION WORK

The Kalalau trail will be closed to day-hikers on Thursday, January 19, for a rockfall mitigation project (weather permitting).  The project site is located between Hāʻena and Hanakāpīʻai stream.  Overnight hiker/campers with a valid camping permit will be allowed access on the trail with intermittent pedestrian controls at the work site.  They may experience short delays.  Day-hikers will not be permitted on the trail during this period.  The closure notice is also posted on the State Parks website at http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/

The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of State Parks apologizes for any inconvenience as it conducts these necessary safety improvements.

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