Tag Archive | "zipline"

ZLP Hornet Trolley

ZLP zipline trolleys recalled due to fall hazard

ZLP Manufacturing recalls about 2,000 LP Hornet zip line trolleys. The retaining pin can release and cause the two side plates of the trolley to separate and fall off the zip line, posing a fall hazard. ZLP has received two reports of the trolley falling off a zip line when the retaining pin released. No […]

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Auditor does not support zipline legislation

Auditor does not support zipline legislation

Hawaii 24/7 Editor The Hawaii state auditor says regulating zipline companies would be expensive and may be unnecessary. State Auditor Marion Higa has released a 29-page report reviewing a proposal that directs the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to regulate zipline adventure tours. However, Higa said setting up a regulation system would cost […]

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KapohoKine Adventures suspends zipline bookings indefinitely

KapohoKine Adventures suspends zipline bookings indefinitely

MEDIA RELEASE KapohoKine Adventures (KKA), an eco-tourism company based in Hilo and with islandwide operations, confirmed that it has suspended booking zipline tours pending a full evaluation on the soil composition and structural integrity of the lines. In September, a not-yet-operational line that was undergoing final testing at Lava Hotline’s site by the company that […]

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A Maui man who died and an Ohio man who was critically injured in a zip line accident Wednesday morning in Paukaʻa have been identified as 36-year-old Ted Callaway and 43-year-old Curtis Wright, respectively. An autopsy has been scheduled for today (September 23) to determine the exact cause of Mr. Callaway's death. Mr. Wright remains in critical condition at the Hilo Medical Center in "very unstable" condition.

Men killed and critically injured in zipline accident are identified

A Maui man who died and an Ohio man who was critically injured in a zip line accident Wednesday morning in Paukaʻa have been identified as 36-year-old Ted Callaway and 43-year-old Curtis Wright, respectively. An autopsy has been scheduled for today (September 23) to determine the exact cause of Mr. Callaway’s death. Mr. Wright remains […]

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