Their livelihood was being threatened, and they were tired of waiting for government help, so business owners and residents on Hawaii’s Kauai island pulled together and completed a $4 million repair job to a state park — for free.
Polihale State Park has been closed since severe flooding destroyed an access road to the park and damaged facilities in December.
The state didn’t have the money estimated to repair the site and likely would have left the park closed. So locals pulled together machinery and manpower and hit the ground running March 23.
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