Maui News

Pīpīwai Trail Temporarily Closed for Boardwalk Repair, Aug. 10

August 2, 2017, 9:25 AM HST
* Updated August 2, 9:31 AM
A
A
A

A section of the Pīpīwai Trail in East Maui–from the foot bridge to Waimoku Falls–will close from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10th for boardwalk repairs.

Pīpīwai Trail​ in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park. PC: Haleakalā National Park

The Pīpīwai Trail is in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park.

The rest of Pīpīwai Trail as well as Kūloa Point Trail will not be affected by the closure.

The temporary closure will last only about 5-6 hours, and the section will reopen by 3 p.m. on the same day.

Meantime, the Pools of ‘Oheʻo remain closed until mitigation to prevent further rockslides can be completed.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

The ‘Oheʻo closure went into effect at the beginning of the year following a rock slide reported on Jan. 3, 2017 caused by over-saturated soil and unusually heavy rainfall in East Maui.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

One park visitor sustained minor injuries in the incident.

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