Is the Kalalau Trail open today?

One of the most common questions asked is “Is the trail open today?” or “Will the trail re-open by tomorrow?” Trail closures are controlled by the State of Hawaii, Department of

Places you need to visit according to National Geographic 0

  National Geographic recently posted an article by Maryellen Kennedy

A photographic journey through the most magical place on Earth 0

Jamie VanBuhler is publishing a coffee table book of the

Top Reasons You NEED to Experience Kalalau Trail 0

Stretching for a total of 11 miles and perfectly sandwiched

One Arrested, 70 Cited, & Tons of Trash Airlifted Out 1

If you plan to visit Kalalau, please plan ahead, get

DLNR Produces New Kalalau Trail Safety Video 0

The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has produced a new safety video designed for visitors of the Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park's Kalalau Trail. The video was designed to inform hikers about hike preparation and the risks of the trail.




The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

Carla Herreria wrote a recent article for the Huffington Post about the Kalalau Trail.  She appropriately titled the article: The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America.

5 of America’s Most Adventurous Trails To Hike by Travelers Today 0

The Kalalau Trail is mentioned all the time by different

Hanakapi’ai Falls among World’s most amazing waterfalls 0

Hanakapi’ai Falls made FoxNews’ article on the World’s most amazing

Great Trail Runs in Every State Includes Kalalau Trail 0

Competitor.com recently published an article by Courtney Johnson that listed

The World’s 12 Most Astonishing Coastlines 0

The Culture Trip recently published an article entitled: The World’s 12 Most Astonishing Coastlines

10 American Hikes That Should Be On Your Bucket List 0

The Kalalau Trail has been listed on yet another top 10 list. This time on "10 American Hikes That Should Be On Your Bucket List". Here's what they had to say about the Kalalau Trail.

National Geographic’s World’s Best Hikes 1

The finest coastal hike in the world, this rugged route through Kauai’s impressive Nā Pali Coast will challenge you physically with tropical heat and steep trails, and scare you with exposure on muddy slopes.

Hikers Risk Lives Trying to Cross Swollen Stream: Video

As was reported by many news agencies this week, there were several hikers stranded along the Kalalau Trail on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 when the Hanakapiai Stream was swollen due

Haena visitors limited to 900 people a day? 1

Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources recently sent out the following press release: limit the number of people who enter the park to 900 a day

And again….. 32 Kalalau Trail Hikers Airlifted to Safety 1

The Kaua‘i Fire Department airlifted 32 stranded hikers from the Kalalau Valley Wednesday evening after rising waters made the Hanakapiai Stream impassable.

Camping Permits Now Required To Hike Beyond Hanakāpīʻai Valley 0

The DLNR has just recently changed the rule concerning when camping permits are needed when hiking the Kalalau Trail. You used to be able to hike to Hanakoa and back without a permit. The new rule states that you need a permit to hike past Hanakāpīʻai Valley.

Ke’e Beach among Kauai locations for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models 0

5 of this year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models were filmed on location around Kauai. Hailey Clauson, Emily Di Donato, Gigi Hadid, Emily Ratajkowski and Irina Shayk all came to Kauai along with 13 members of their crew to shoot their part of this year's iconic magazine.

62 People airlifted from Kalalau on Christmas Eve 3

The Kaua‘i Fire Department has airlifted over 60 people from the Kalalau Valley today after multiple streams became impassable. One male hiker suffered a non-life threatening injury and was flown to Princeville Airport, where awaiting medics transported him to Wilcox Hospital.

10 people stranded 1

County spokeswoman Sarah Blane said the Kauai Fire Department reported about 10 individuals were stranded on the far side of Hanakapiai Stream around 4 p.m. on Monday. Ocean Safety personnel made contact with the group and provided them with food and water to remain overnight, since weather conditions did not allow for a rescue.