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PUBLIC REMINDED THAT ʻIAO VALLEY STATE MONUMENT REMAINS CLOSED AS REPAIRS CONTINUE

Posted on Apr 9, 2017

Please watch this video explaining the reasons for the temporary closure.

While the adjacent Kepaniwai Park operated by the County has reopened, ‘Iao Valley State Monument remains closed as the State works to complete repairs to to make the park safe for public visitation in the wake of major flooding.  We anticipate the State Monument reopening in June 2017.

‘Iao Valley State Monument suffered heavy damages from flooding in late 2016 and is closed until further notice for public safety reasons. The anticipated reopening date is June 2017. Damage assessments, clean-up and repairs are ongoing. Please be aware that if you are found within the closed park it is a violation of HAR 13-146-4, which is a petty misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.