Quantcast
  

Wednesday, October 22, 2014         

OUR VIEW


TO ACCESS SUBSCRIBER CONTENT:
Current Print Subscribers
ACTIVATE account
- OR -
LOGIN or SUBSCRIBE
for full digital access

Hiking trail woes a signal to DLNR


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 17, 2014

~~<p>Maunawili Falls Trail is a &quot;victim of its own popularity,&quot; said Suzi Dominy, one of the homeowners who lives near the trail head in Kailua. She's right &mdash; the foot traffic at the nature attraction has worn down, littered and generally overburdened the area.</p>
<p>But the other victims here are the neighbors themselves. Some hikers park on the street and leave only a light footprint to mark their visit. But others are thoughtless, disturbing neighbors with noise and intrusions on private property. Residents clearly have to share the public streets, but nobody signs up for the kind of harassment they encounter at Maunawili.</p>
~~

Maunawili Falls Trail is a "victim of its own popularity," said Suzi Dominy, one of the homeowners who lives near the trail head in Kailua. She's right — the foot traffic at the nature attraction has worn down, littered and generally overburdened the area.

But the other victims here are the neighbors themselves. Some hikers park on the street and leave only a light footprint to mark their visit. But others are thoughtless, disturbing neighbors with noise and intrusions on private property. Residents clearly have to share the public streets, but nobody signs up for the kind of harassment they encounter at Maunawili. Login for more...



Login or sign up below for the complete story

Print Subscribers
ACTIVATION
Current print subscribers, activate your premium content account for unlimited online access & commenting
New Subscribers
Find subscription offers in your area and choose the package that suits your reading preferences.

14-DAY PASS
14 day premium online access and commenting ability on StarAdvertiser.com