State tickets hikers at ‘dangerous’ Wailua Falls trail

  • Courtesy of state Department of Land and Natural Resources

    The Kaua‘i Fire Department has received five rescue calls at Wailua Falls this year.

  • Courtesy of state Department of Land and Natural Resources

    State conservation officers ticketed a Utah family of five for entering Wailua Falls’ closed area this summer.

  • Courtesy of state Department of Land and Natural Resources

    Hikers ignore a sign posted by the state, to follow an unofficial trail leading to the base of Wailua Falls.

WAILUA — State conservation officers wrote a slew of tickets at Wailua Falls this summer, according to new incident data from the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.

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