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On-site staff key to upkeep of Kauai park, state officials say

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    Helicopters removed nearly 7,000 pounds of trash and human waste out of Kalalau, Kauai, during five days of cleanup in June. Since Jan. 1, Division of State Parks maintenance staff on Kauai has gathered, bagged and airlifted 10.92 tons of rubbish from the Kalalau section of the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park.

During a recent visit to Kalalau in the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park, state Parks Administrator Curt Cottrell recalled how he was astounded by the tranquil setting, a stark contrast to what the Kauai site was like several years ago. Read more

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