DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
PETER T. YOUNG, CHAIRPERSON
Phone: (808) 587-0401
Fax: (808) 587-0390
For Immediate Release:
DLNR To Begin
Construction Of Improvements
HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will begin construction work at Wa‘ahila Ridge State Recreation Area on February 13, 2006. Improvements will occur at the parking area; east picnic pavilion; comfort station; and west area.
“The park will remain open during construction, and portable toilets will be provided during the closure of the comfort station,” said DLNR chairperson Peter Young.
"These improvements are part of the Lingle-Aiona Administration's ongoing efforts to upgrade our state parks and to ensure the safety and comfort of all residents and visitors who use the parks," said Young.
The contractor Site Engineering Inc. will start construction at the
parking area by building an improved roadway up to the east picnic pavilion.
At the pavilion, they will construct an accessible parking with a pathway
to the pavilion, install a new water fountain and an accessible picnic
Project cost is $160,080 and construction of these improvements is expected to be completed by early November this year.
For more information, call the Oahu State Parks office at (808) 587-0300.