Maui News

Limited Restrooms, No Drinking Water in Kīpahulu District of Park

December 11, 2014, 9:39 AM HST
* Updated December 12, 11:02 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00
A
A
A

Kipahulu, Haleakala National Park signage.  Photo by Wendy Osher.

Kipahulu, Haleakala National Park signage. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

(Update: 12/12/14)

The water main break in Kīpahulu was fixed at 11 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

The drinking water will be tested by state crews next week and drinking water should be available by next Thursday, Dec. 18, according to park staff.

(Posted: 9:30 a.m. 12/11/14)

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Officials at Haleakalā National Park on Maui say a water main lead has resulted in no drinking water in the Kīpahulu District of the park, and limited restroom facilities until further notice.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Park crews are currently working to locate the leak and make repairs as quickly as possible.

In the interim, modern restrooms with flush toilets are closed.  There are two small vault toilets in the campground that are available for use.

Park officials apologized for the inconvenience.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

 

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments