Maintenance Work to Close Muliwai Trail, Waimanu Valley Campground; Division of Forestry and Wildlife crews will be working May 20-25

Posted on May 17, 2018 in Announcements

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
News Release

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR
SUZANNE D. CASE
CHAIRPERSON

For Immediate News Release May 17, 2018

MAINTENANCE WORK TO CLOSE MULIWAI TRAIL,
WAIMANU VALLEY CAMPGROUND
 

Division of Forestry and Wildlife crews will be working May 20-25

HILO –  The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will be conducting maintenance work on Muliwai trail and Waimanu campground between May 20-25. The campground and trail will be closed during this period.

This is part of DOFAW’s routine maintenance of this trail and campground, including maintaining proper function of the Clivus composting toilets, litter pick up, removing fallen trees, and clearing land slides and use of herbicide to control invasive plants. This trail and campground is closed and maintained about four times a year. 

For more information on state forest hiking trails and wilderness campgrounds, go to the Na Ala Hele Trails and Access Program website (https://hawaiitrails.org/trails/#/), or to the DOFAW Hilo and Waimea offices.  For more information call (808) 974-4221.  

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MEDIA CONTACT

Deborah Ward 
DLNR Communications Specialist 
Phone: (808) 587-0320