State releases new safety video for Kalalau Valley - KITV Honolulu

posted on 08 Aug 2015 15:20 by elitemistake9756
That suggests rescues are up.

In 2013, heavy rains stranded dozens of hikers overnight. It's ineffective.".

DLNR's Dan Dennison says the video clip will be dispersed widely on state and also county websites as well as on various traveling and also tourism sites. That's exactly what this is all around," said Cottrell.

They have hope this one will at some point conserve lives too.

Click on this link to view Lara Yamada's record.

The Division of Land as well as Natural Resources has assembled a six-minute video describing the risks and on ways to prepare for the hike and also protect the Hanakapiai Path.

"It can increase very quickly. It captures people off-guard. The trouble is they're going where they're not supposed to go," said Curt Cottrell, DNLR state parks assistant supervisor.

"We can see the appearance in her eyes of desperation and also wanting assistance.

Sensational valleys, magnificent hills and also gleaming waters. "We inform them do not risk their lives. It's no wonder Kalalau Valley on Kauai's North Coast is a site visitor magnet.

"Statewide, at parks trails, even out of bound areas, hiking patronage is up, which is great. Eric Wolfbrant viewed as one lady attempting to go across the currently raging stream was swept to her death.

"We're reaching a point where we have to venture out the details on safety and security as well as preparedness in a considerably bigger audience that we're required to taking care of. It can rise in a matter of 30 mins," said Jerry Rich of the Division of Land as well as Natural Resources Department of State Parks. At some time soon you'll have the ability to enjoy it on your cell phone or iPad as well.

Last month, they released a similar video clip for Sacred Autumns-- the website where a 1999 landslide killed eight individuals. DLNR states that video clip has currently garnered 17,000 hits. I assume that was one of the most difficult components," said Wolfbrant.

However with nature, comes risk and also with more and even more site visitors taking that danger.