Kalalau Trail still closed due to weather

State Parks is keeping the Kalalau Trail closed today based upon a flash flood watch and the uncertainty of the weather and heavy rainfall. Streams such as the Hanakapiai Stream that cross the trail can rise quickly and become unsafe to cross. Be safe, turn around, don’t drown.

County officials announced that wet and muddy conditions have resulted in service disruptions at the Hanalei, Hanapepe and Kapaa refuse transfer stations.

Green waste service continues to be closed at the Hanalei transfer station today.

Green waste and appliance recycling is also closed at the Kapaa transfer station. In addition, loose mixed waste is not being accepted at this site until further notice due to a mechanical problem. The facility is still accepting bagged trash along with scrap metal, motor oil and tire recycling.

The Hanapepe transfer station is not accepting green waste and all recycling is down, with the exception of motor oil recycling.

Residents wishing to utilize these services are encouraged to visit the Lihue transfer station until conditions improve.

For updates, call Nick Lum at 212-4683.


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