Aiea Loop Trail closed due to landslides, fallen trees

Photos: Mark Fuchtman/DLNR

Aiea Loop Trail has been closed due to two landslides that resulted in fallen trees on the trail.

According to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, the landslides were reported on Monday by a hiker.

Starting from the Aiea Heights side, the first landslide is located just past where the power line crosses over the trail. The second is also on the Aiea Heights side of the trail, about three-quarters of a mile past the first landslide.

DLNR’s Division of State Parks has posted trail closed signs at both ends of the popular loop trail.

Work to clear the large fallen trees and damage to the trail will begin next week.

Future updates on trail status will be posted online here.

The Aiea Loop Trail is 4.8-mile trail that begins and ends in Keaiwa Heiau State Recreational Area. The park itself remains open.

The trail runs along the ridge on the west side of Halawa Valley and offers views of the southern coastline of Oahu from Pearl Harbor and the Waianae Range to Honolulu and Diamond Head.

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