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..."

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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

To send us and e-mail go to the contact us page. To download a .pdf of this flier, click here.

 

Second Saturday Sweep (recurring monthly)

Please help malama Ke Ala Hele Makalae on the Second Saturday of each month. Meet at the rest pavilion makai of the Kapaa Neighborhood Center. What to bring: gloves, broom, hat, water, shoes recommended. Pot luck lunch follows. Check with Friends of the Path coordinator Brett Ishida for scope of work—639-4561 or contact us with your questions or to register.

Kauai Path Video

A six-minute video hosted by Ron Wiley showing progress on Phases I and II (partial) of Ke Ala Hele Makalae.

Path Etiquette Guidelines

The following path etiquette guidelines are intended to help people more fully enjoy each segment of the Ke Ala Hele Makalae Health and Heritage Corridor.

Mixed Use Testimony Prepared by Ke Ala Hele Makalae


Download a high resolution JPEG of this photo here. Dr. Leilani Sim-Godbehere, DVM interviewed Dr. Becky Rhoades, DVM and director of the Kauai Humane Society early on Sunday morning September 24, 2006, as twenty-eight citizens enjoyed walking their dogs and riding on Kealia Cane Haul Road while gathering video testimony regarding a bill that was later heard before the County Council.

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