KA‘ENA POINT STATE PARK CLOSED DURING SEARCH OPERATIONS FOR ARMY HELICOPTER
8/16/17 - State Parks has temporarily closed all of Ka‘ena Point State Park on O‘ahu’s North Shore during active search operations for a missing U.S. Army helicopter. No vehicle, foot, or bicycle traffic is allowed on roads and trails through either the Mokulēʻia or the Keawa‘ula Sections of the park until further notice. THis notice will be updated once the park is reopened.
ʻIAO VALLEY STATE MONUMENT TO REOPEN SATURDAY, AUGUST 5Posted on Aug 4, 2017
‘Iao Valley State Monument will reopen on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 7:00 a.m., The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is in the process of completing repairs to the areas in the park that were damaged by a massive flood event in September 2016. Due to pending permit approvals to complete the project, the DLNR Division of State Parks, decided to re-open the park for residents and visitors during the hiatus of construction activity. It’s anticipated construction will resume sometime this fall after permits are approved.
State Parks Administrator Curt Cottrell said, “We thank the Maui community and visitors for their patience and understanding during the park closure, but we still need to complete further safety measures later this year. We believe these improvements and repairs will provide our park users and visitors with the assurance that their health and safety are our top priorities.”