Volunteers continue work on Kalalau Trail

Mark Hubbard / Special to The Garden Island

Saturday’s trail-clearing efforts on the Kalalau Trail exposed the original rock wall by Windy Point.

Mark Hubbard / Special to The Garden Island

The volunteer trail-clearing team, from left Clayton Egan, Gary Hofacker, Thorne Silverberg, Bill Newton, LaVerne Bishop, Frank Whitman, Ariel Bishop and Sito Krakauer take time out at the trail head of the Kalalau Trail in Ha‘ena Saturday.

HA‘ENA — While the pandemic has lessened the number of volunteers helping to keep the first two miles of the Kalalau Trail clear for hikers, Mark Hubbard and a few other faithful Kaua‘i residents are still hard at work, clearing fallen branches and fortifying the trail on a regular basis.