Route: The trail starts at Kapaka Street, up the road from Princeville Stables. It follows a 13 mile electric transmission line maintenance route along the eastern edge of Halelea Forest Reserve, ending near the Keahua Forestry Arboretum in Lihue-Koloa Forest Reserve. This is a dry-weather, all day hike. It is not for motor vehicle travel beyond the paved road. Note: Access from the southern end is possible from the Keahua Forestry Arboretum. The trail system is NOT maintained.
Steep, eroded, slippery at saddle.
Commercial use by permit only. The Kauai Recreational Trail Map is available for purchase at the Kauai Forestry and Wildlife Office in Lihue for $5.00. You can also obtain a map by mailing a cashier check of money order in United States currency for $7.00 domestic or $9.00 for foreign mailings. The map is a detailed two sided topo at 1:50,000 scale. PLEASE DO NOT SEND PERSONAL CHECKS OR CASH.
Mail checks to:
Division of Forestry & Wildlife
3060 Eiwa Street, Rm. 306
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Do not use any trail or access road that is not delineated by name and
color and that may also be displayed on these maps. The marked features
are managed for public recreational use. Other trails or roads that branch
off from the public features may be on private property, and are not
managed for any public recreational use. Access is subject to adjacent
landowner approval, and if used without authorization, you will be trespassing
and possibly putting yourself at risk.