Residents’ frustration with Maunawili Falls hikers has grown
By Leila Fujimori
June 18, 2015
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM A hand-painted sign is seen at right as farm owner Owen Iha, right, chatted with Maunawili Estates Community Association president Cheryl Parker, middle, and board member Chris Nakamatsu at the Maunawili Falls trailhead at the intersection of Maunawili Road and Kelewina Street on June 10 in Kailua. Residents are concerned over the high volume of hikers at the popular spot.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Farm owner Owen Iha pushed a gate that was misaligned due to vandalism at the Maunawili Falls trailhead in Kailua. The state announced that it will no longer maintain the trail since it lies on private property and removed its signage last year.