East Hawaii News

Kaʻūmana Cave County Park in Hilo closed because of partial collapse

Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00

Hawaiʻi County Parks and Recreation has closed Kaʻūmana Cave County Park in Hilo because of a partial collapse of the cave structure.

According to a Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense message Saturday afternoon, the collapse appears to be in the area near the entrance to the cave. No injuries have been reported.

The cave will remain closed until further notice and after an assessment of its stability to determine safety for those visiting the site.


Sponsored Content

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.


This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments