January 2022 Waimea Valley Landslide

News Releases

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Jan. 20 update on Menehune Road closure

WAIMEA – Officials are announcing the following updates for the Waimea community affected by the rockslide that occurred on Menehune Road on Jan. 4.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Jan. 19 update on Menehune Road closure

WAIMEA – Officials are announcing the following updates for the Waimea community affected by the rockslide that occurred on Menehune Road on Jan. 4.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Jan. 18 update on Menehune Road closure

WAIMEA – Officials are announcing the following updates for the Waimea community affected by the rockslide that occurred on Menehune Road on Jan. 4.

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Jan. 13 update on Menehune Road closure

WAIMEA – Officials are announcing the following updates for the Waimea community affected by the rockslide that occurred on Menehune Road on Jan. 4

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Jan. 12 update on Menehune Road closure

WAIMEA – Officials are announcing the following updates for the Waimea community affected by the rockslide that occurred on Menehune Road on Jan. 4.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Jan. 11 update on Menehune Road closure

WAIMEA – Officials are announcing the following updates for the Waimea community affected by the rockslide that occurred on Menehune Road on Jan. 4.

Monday, January 10, 2022
Jan. 10 update on Menehune Road closure

WAIMEA – Officials are announcing the following updates for the Waimea community affected by the rockslide that occurred on Menehune Road on Jan. 4.

Friday, January 7, 2022
Jan. 7 UPDATE: Rockfall mitigation work on Menehune Road continues Saturday

WAIMEA – Officials are announcing the following updates for the isolated Waimea community affected by the rockfall that occurred on Menehune Road on Jan. 4.

Thursday, January 6, 2022
Jan. 6 UPDATE: Menehune Road remains closed near Waimea Swinging Bridge

WAIMEA – Menehune Road near the Waimea Swinging Bridge remains closed due to a rockfall that occurred on Jan. 3. Rockfall mitigation assessment above the road began today, Jan. 6., with work to start tomorrow, Jan. 7, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Jan. 5, 4 PM UPDATE: Menehune Road remains closed near Waimea Swinging Bridge

WAIMEA – Menehune Road remains closed near the Waimea Swinging Bridge until further notice due to a rockfall that occurred Tuesday morning. The Public Works Roads Division has scheduled a rockfall mitigation contractor to assess the cliffside hazard above Menehune Road.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Mayor Kawakami signs emergency proclamation for Waimea landslide

Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has signed an emergency proclamation on Jan. 4, 2022, for the County of Kaua‘i as a result of a landslide that occurred in Waimea on Menehune Road.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
4:30 PM UPDATE: Menehune Road remains closed near Waimea Swinging Bridge; emergency shelter opens at Waimea Neighborhood Center

WAIMEA – Menehune Road remains closed near the Waimea Swinging Bridge until further notice due to a landslide that occurred Tuesday morning. The American Red Cross will be open an emergency shelter at the Waimea Neighborhood Center at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Menehune Road closed near Waimea Swinging Bridge

WAIMEA – Menehune Road is closed near the vicinity of the Waimea Swinging Bridge until further notice due to a landslide that occurred at approximately 7:30 a.m.

Menehune Road