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MAUI GROUP HIKES AND ACTIVITIES
Please be prepared for outings. Bring lunch, water, rain gear, sunscreen and appropriate footwear. Hiking boots are recommended for longer hikes. A donation of $5 ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over age 14. We always welcome more hike leaders. Contact Miranda Camp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the hike descriptions below: (C) means conservation such as discussing how to conserve this land for future generations to enjoy. (E) means educational such as visiting and learning about archeological sites and naming the plants and flowers. (D) is the round trip hike distance.
East Maui Irrigation Company (EMI) allows us to hike across their beautiful land so long as each hiker has a waiver. An EMI WAIVER IS ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED FOR EMI HIKES (LISTED BELOW). One waiver covers all EMI hikes for this quarter. Call in your waiver request to Mark at 579-9516 well in advance to make an appointment for when you can sign it. Mark is sometimes out in the field so please make sure you direct your message to him and he will get back to you as soon as he can. Then go to EMI’s Pa’ia office at 497 Baldwin Avenue to sign the waiver. You will need to call to make sure someone will be there. Waivers CANNOT be mailed, faxed or emailed. Sierra club does not make the rules. EMI does. Please be considerate of EMI staff time and pick up waiver 5 days in advance whenever possible. THE WAIVER MUST BE BROUGHT ON THE HIKE AND SHOWN TO THE HIKE LEADER. Mahalo
Give us a call and let us know your thoughts. Sierra Club members are invited to attend our monthly meetings. Please email us to learn where and when the next meeting is and to add an agenda item you want to discuss.
Classification of outings: (E) Education/Interpretation, (C) Conservation, (F) Family/Fun, (S) Service
East Maui Irrigation Company (EMI) allows us to hike across their beautiful land so long as each hiker has a waiver. An EMI waiver is absolutely required for EMI hikes (listed below). One waiver covers all EMI hikes for this quarter. Call in your waiver request to Mark at 579-9516 well in advance to make an appointment for when you can sign it. Then go to EMI’s Pa‘ia office at 497 Baldwin Avenue to sign the waiver. Waivers cannot be mailed, faxed, or emailed. Please be considerate of EMI staff time and pick up waiver 5 days in advance whenever possible. The waiver must be brought on the hike and shown to the hike leader.
A donation of $5 ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over age 14.
Sunday, December 15 Launiupoko Valley Hike (C/E) D=4 mi R/T. Lots of trails/Hawaiian heiau and sites hidden along the way as we hike up this iconic valley. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, lunch/snack. Meet 9 am at Park and Ride lot at Honoapiilani Hwy/N. Kihei Rd to carpool. Limit 20. Leader: Miranda Camp. Register: email@example.com or call 808-463-9690.
Saturday, January 4 Haleakala Supply Trail D=approx. 6 mi R/T. Moderate, but high altitude. Enjoy beautiful views as we hike the Supply Trail in Haleakala National Park. We will begin near Hosmer’s Grove camping area and hike uphill for 2.5 miles until we reach the crater rim. There we will enjoy lunch and marvel at the views. Conditions can be cold, wet and windy, so prepare. Meet 8:00 a.m. at Pukalani Terrace Shopping Center near Ace Hardware. Bring hat, jacket, lunch, plenty of water and a park pass if you have one. Wear appropriate footwear for rocky conditions. Leader: Kalei Johnson: Please call hike leader 808-344-0006 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, January 24 Ma’alaea Petroglyph Hike (C/E) D= 4 mi R/T. Some steep uphill. Explore one of Maui’s largest collections of petroglyphs (native Hawaiian picture symbols chiseled into rock) and learn about the history of the Ma’alaea area. Meet 9:00 a.m.in front Buzz’s Wharf restaurant Limit 18. Leaders Lucienne de Naie and archaeologist Dr.Janet Six. Register: email@example.com or 214-0147
Saturday, January 25 Buy Back the Beach 2014 (Benefit Event)Benefit Lu’au and Gourmet Buffet for Hawaii Islands Land Trust 5 to 8 pm at Old Lahaina Lu‘au. Music by Hapa. Show your love for protecting Hawaii’s precious places. Tickets $150 each includes all food and two drinks. Contact: www.hilt.org (not a Sierra Club event)
Saturday, February 1 Maui Group Annual Meeting (C/E/F) @ Kaunoa Center (Spreckelsville)
Food, fellowship, guest speaker and Environmental Heroes Awards. FREE. 11 am to 3 pm. Kaunoa Senior Center. Main dish provided. Please bring side dishes for a great picnic lunch. Theme: “Sustainable Future Action Plan” a community discussion with guest speakers. To get an email reminder about our annual meeting with all details, please go to our web page www.mauisierraclub.org and click on “Join Our Email List” in left column of our home page. Event volunteers always appreciated: contact: Janet Six <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Saturday, February 8 Makena Historical Hike & Fishpond tour (C/E)
D= 3 mi R/T. Moderate, but parts of trail narrow and rocky. A delightful walk along the beautiful coast passing ancient fishponds, temples, springs and trails and learning about plans for proposed redevelopment of Makena Resort Hotel. Meet at 9am at Makena State beach second paved parking lot. Bring water, lunch/ snack, hat. Limit 20. Leader Lucienne de Naie Register: email@example.com or 808- 214-0147
Tuesday, February 11 Kihei History Nite: “Ka’ono’ulu Story” @ Kihei Library (C/E/F)
Free informational slide show and talk story about south Maui’s Ka’ono’ulu Ahupua’a. Proposed mega-malls and Kihei High school site are all part of this ancient Hawaiian settlement area, once famed for its fishponds, heiau, trails and underground streams!
Lite refreshments. 6 to 7:30 pm. (sponsored by Maui Tomorrow Foundation)
Saturday, February 15 World Whale Day Celebration: (Kihei) Maui Group Info booth (C/E)
Community Celebration with music sponsored by the Pacific Whale Foundation. 10 am to 7 pm at Kalama Park on South Kihei Road (by the big whale statue). Visit Sierra Club information booth in “Eco-Alley.” Volunteers wanted: firstname.lastname@example.org. Free admission. (not a Sierra Club activity.)
Friday, February 21 Kamaole Ahupua’a Tour (Kihei) (C/E)
D= 3 mi R/T. Moderate. Neighborhood and coastal walks at several tour stops. Explore the hidden history of the “Land of Kamaole:” ancient fishing shrines; house sites and more Meet 9:00 a.m. Parking lot: Kihei Public Library. Bring water, lunch/ snack, hat, sunscreen. Limit 20. Leader: Lucienne de Naie. Register: email@example.com or 808-214-0147.
Saturday, March 8 Wahinepe’e Hike D=12 mi R/T Moderate to Strinuous. Beautiful hike in East Maui Watershed through forest with waterfalls, pools and scenic vistas. Bring food, water, hat, sunscreen. EMI Waiver required. See above for instructions. Meet 7 a.m. Haiku Community Center. Limit 15. Leader: Kalei Johnson. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-344-0006. Please call hike leader.
Saturday, March 22 Waikamoi Preserve Hike D= 6 mi R/T. Wonderful guided hike through Hosmer’s Grove and on into Native Hawaiian Forest. It’s a unique and special ecosystem and a great birding hike. Meet 8 a.m. Hosmer’s Grove inside Haleakala National Park. There is a $10 per car entrance fee to the park. Bring water, lunch/snack. Be prepared for chilly and/or wet weather. Limit 15. Leader: Kalei Johnson. Register: email@example.com or 808-344-0006. Please call hike leader.
Sunday, March 30 Waikapu Stream Hike (C/E) D=5 mi R/T. Hike along south (Tropical Plantation) side of Waikapu stream. Water-friendly footwear required. Bring water, lunch/snack. Meet 9 am Maui Tropical Plantation parking lot south end. Limit 18. Leader: Lucienne de Naie. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-214-0147
Saturday, April 12 Haiku Ho’olaulea and Maui Group Plant Sale (Haiku Community Center)
Save the Date! Gather your plant donations! Start your cuttings. Food plants especially welcome. The Haiku Ho’olaule’a includes music, food, auction, displays, plants, games and contests at Haiku Community Center grounds on Saturday from 9am-4pm To donate plants: email email@example.com. This is Maui Group’s major fundraiser.