What People are Saying About the Path

Below, locals and visitors alike share their appreciation and enjoyment of the path.  Mahalo to all for your enthusiastic  comments! 

North Shore Path Meeting in Princeville, April 9, 2009

The North Shore Path meeting on Thursday, April 9, 2009 was a real success!  Approximately 100 people were in attendance. The purpose of the meeting was to consider alternatives for the creation of a walking and biking path network linking the communities of Kilauea, Princeville, and Hanalei. 

Bike to Work Week

Kauai's Bike to Work Week 2009 was highlighted by a bike convoy from Kapaa Beach Park to the Lihue Civic Center.

You can help Kauai's Bike to Work Week team plan and promote events to raise awareness of the many benefits of bicycle commuting. For more info please contact Kauai Path Board Member Greg Robison at (808) 652-8345 or send e-mail to "greg" at "soulconstruction.com"

One Voice for Livable Islands Coalition to Move Bicycling and Walking Forward in 2009

Kauai Path, Inc. has joined the One Voice for Livable Islands coalition. This umbrella organization is made up of many other community organizations that want to make Hawaii more walking and bicycling friendly. Kauai Path representatives are in discussions with fellow One Voice for Livable Islands members on how best to coordinate our efforts to make lasting positive changes for walking and bicycling.

Kauai coastal path wins disability access award

Honolulu Advertiser staff—Ke Ala Hele Makalae - Phase II, a coastal bike and pedestrian path on Kaua'i, was honored for its accessible design by the state Disability and Communications Access Board.

The Accessible Design Award program recognizes buildings, facilities and sites statewide that are not only accessible, but also enhance the users' entire experience while being aesthetically pleasing and functional.

Kauai County Council Passes Bicycle Friendly Resolution

The Kauai county council has, by a vote of 6-0, approved resolution #2008-44: "To support efforts by the State of Hawaii, county of Kauai, and other stakeholders to improve bicycle safety in the county of Kauai."

"WHEREAS, bicycling is an activity with many benefits for individuals and the community..."


Ke Ala Hele Makalae Phase III :: Lydgate Park to Kapaa :: Walking Site Visit with Kauai candidates — 2008

On October 4, 2008 Kauai Path volunteers escorted several candidates for Kauai’s political offices on a walking site visit to the Lydgate Park to Kapaa section of Ke Ala Hele Makalae that is planned to be built in 2009-2010. Candidates and volunteer escorts attending included:

Coastal Path Progress :: North from Kealia Beach

September 24, 2008, prepared by Friend of the Path Richard Sugiyama

Another ride northward: the remaining portion of the Path north of Kealia Beach has been paved, but is still not open and under construction.

The concrete has been poured up to, and immediately north of, the new bathroom at Kealia Beach. Beyond that asphalt has been layed in an effort to cut costs. From this point on, the path is considered closed (for now).

Phase II Signage :: locating trail maps

August 19, 2008: Public Works' Building Division Chief Doug Haigh got together with Kauai Path's Secretary Thomas Noyes, Operator / Lead Man Roscoe Uyeda (in the hard hat), and Mark Nishida, Project Manager in charge of the construction of Phase II of Ke Ala Hele Makalae by Jason Glover, Ltd. to choose locations for the trail head signage.

Second Saturday Sweeps

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