Kalalau Trail closure redirects visitors elsewhere on Kauai

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Beach-goers are oblivious to the large swell breaking off Poipu Beach Park on the Brennecke’s Beach side Tuesday morning.

HANALEI — Kyle and Jenny Serquinia were taking advantage of a relatively empty Kalapaki Beach on Monday afternoon, venturing up from their Poipu hotel to check out some of the rest of The Garden Island while they’re on Kauai for a week.