DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Kula Forest Reserve areas, Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area to be closed for road improvements and fuel mitigation work September 12 through 23

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 in Latest News

KAHULUI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will close the Kula Forest Reserve, Walpoli Access Road, Kahananui Forest Reserve –  Papa‘anui Tract, and Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area from Monday, September 12, 2016, through Friday, September 23, 2016, to allow scheduled road repairs, road safety improvements, and fuel mitigation work (such as removing underbrush) and to be completed for both the unpaved and paved sections of the road.

Any forest or park permits for Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area for that period are being cancelled. All roads, hunting areas, trails and facilities and activities including hiking, biking, camping, and hunting that are associated with these areas will be affected by these closures.

The Waipoli Access Road will be closed from the Ali‘i Kula Lavender Farm gate entrance to the Skyline Trailhead gate.

For more information, contact the Maui Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) office at (808) 984-8100. To report violations, the public is advised to contact the Division of Conservation and Resource Enforcement (DOCARE) at (808) 873-3990.

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Media Contact:
Deborah Ward
DLNR Communications specialist

Phone: (808) 587-0320