The Kalalau Trail has been closed since April 2018 due to flood damage affecting the Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park as well as the highway and bridges which are normally used to access the park. The whole trail is closed to
The story of 27 backpackers that survived Kalalau during the storm of a century…. Story, Photos & Video by: Lani Violet (Used by permission) This is only a small portion of our crazy story experiencing the North shore Kauai floods.
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 to a storm. Some hikers tried to cross the stream
If you plan to visit Kalalau, please plan ahead, get a permit and hike out all of your trash. Yesterday, the DLNR along with a combined law enforcement team, ticketed almost 70 people who didn’t have permits and there was
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.
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
The Kaua‘i Fire Department airlifted 32 stranded hikers from the Kalalau Valley Wednesday evening after rising waters made the Hanakapiai Stream impassable.
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.
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.
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.