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Could a Restricted Parking Zone help curb illegal hikers at Haiku Stairs?

KATHY: COULD PERMITS TO PARK ON THE STREET “STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN.” COMPLAINED ABOUT HIKERS MAKING NOISE IN THE MIDDLE OF HIKE. BUT A RESTRICTED PARKING ZONE IMPLEMENTED IN KALIHI VALLEY THIS YEAR HAS PROVEN “SUCCESSFUL” — AND SOME “HAIKU” SARA MATTISON SPOKE WITH NEIGHBORS WHO ARE TAKING ACTION. A COMMUNITY MEMBER HEARD ABOUT THE DIFFERENTLY. R-P-Z WAS INSTALLED IN KALIHI VALLEY BECAUSE TO DETER HIKERS FROM TRESPASSING. KEN ROSE/HAIKU RESIDENT: they’re alarms and different noise to trespass We learned there are up to 50 homeowners directly impacted by hikers trespassing in their yards. Stairs and is open to the idea of having only residents with permits to park on the street during certain hours of the day. KEN ROSE: if they see the signs and know that oh yeah I can’t park there and hopefully they wouldn’t because they know they could either get towed or fined I’m told the presence of special duty officers — who were recently hired by the board of water supply — is helping. KEN ROSE: it’s made quite a bit of a difference getting But more could be done. SARA MATTISON: community members SARA MATTISON: has the board been in communication with city officials about this already? MO RADKE: we’ve spoken with the city and they asked we get some information from the community Kaneohe Neighborhood Board Chair Mo Radke tells me the next step is to get a survey out to Haiku 3;00 MO RADKE/KANEOHE KEN ROSE: they try to attack it one small bite at a time and it’s another positive bite to try to restrict all the trespassing hikers parking all over the neighborhood SARA: WE REACHED OUT TO CITY COUNCIL MEMBER IKAIKA ANDERSON WHO TELLS ME HE’S AWARE OF THE PROPOSAL AND HAS TALKED TO THE TOWARDS A DEVELOPS.

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