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Most of Hawaii’s state parks reopening as Darby exits isles

  • TIM WRIGHT / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Hilo’s Rainbow falls was closed early Saturday as Tropical Storm Darby passed over the Big Island. Most state parks and forests on Hawaii island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai have reopened today.

Most state parks and forests on Hawaii island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai are reopening as state crews inspect these areas today in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Darby.

Most parks have reported no significant impacts from the storm, according to a news release issued by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Still closed are: Polipoli Springs State Recreation Area on Maui and the Kalalau trail on Kauai’s Napali Coast.

>> Hawaii island state parks are open. Lapakahi State Historical Park visitor center is open, however the trails in the park remain closed.

>> All Maui and Molokai state parks are open except Polipoli Springs State Recreation Area on Maui. This site will re-open as conditions allow.

>> Oahu state parks are open. The makua section on the west side of Kaena Point State Park remains closed.

>> On Kauai, the Kalalau Trail remains closed. Persons holding camping or cabin permits for this past weekend who were unable to camp due to weather may request a refund from Division of State Parks, or an alternate date.

Additional information is available online, dlnr.hawaii.gov/contact.

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