Hikes, Service, Programs

Be a hike leader!  We’ll pay for your first aid course and train you!  You can put it on your resume.   And we’ll write you a recommendation! 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 Lucienne deNaie at laluz@maui.net.

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 Candyce 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.  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

Drop us an email and let us know your thoughts. Sierra Club members are invited to attend our monthly meetings.  To learn where and when the next meeting is and to add an agenda item you want to discuss.

Wednesday, February 25 Kihei History Nite: Kama’ole: Part II @ NOAA Whale Sanctuary, Kihei (C/E/F)
Part II of a free informational slide show and talk story about south Maui’s Ahupua’a of Kamaole famed for beaches, fishing and later ranching. 6:30 to 8:00 pm.
With Lucienne de Naie and Daniel Kanahele (sponsored by Maui Tomorrow Foundation)

Saturday, March 7 Olowalu Shoreline Historical Hike (C/E)  D=2.5 mi R/T. Moderate. No formal trail in parts. Explore the public beach reserve to Olowalu landing and beyond. Rich in history and cultural sites. Footwear for beach and tidal areas recommended. Bring swimwear, water and lunch. Meet 9 am at 14 mi. marker on Honoapiilani Hwy. Limit 20. Register with Hike Leader Lucienne de Naie laluz@maui.net or 214-0147

Saturday, April 4 Honolua stream/ Valley & Lipoa Point (West Maui) (C/E)
D= 3mi R/T Explore Honolua Valley and Lipoa Point w/ Hawaiian cultural sites, amazing views and a chance to swim in the bay.  Bring hat, sunscreen, water and lunch/snacks, swimwear. Meet 9 am @ park and ride lot at Honoapiilani Hwy/N. Kihei Rd to carpool. Limit 18. Leader: Miranda Camp. Register: mauimiranda@hotmail.com or 808-463-9690

Saturday, April 18 Honolua Heiau Service Outing (West Maui) (C/E/S)  D= 1 mi R/T. Join community members and native Hawaiian practitioners in caring for this sacred site. Bring work gloves, loppers, water, lunch. Meet 9 am Lahaina Cannery mall pkg lot to carpool. Limited parking at site. Limit 18. Leader: Chris Taylor. Register: chair@mauisierraclub.org or call 808- 385-3495.

Saturday, April 25 Haiku Ho’olaulea and Maui Group Plant Sale (Haiku) Free music, fun. SC booth in Grower’s Market. 9am-4pm@ Haiku Community Center.  Plant donations welcome, especially food plants. To donate: Lucienne de Naie laluz@maui.net

Friday, May 1 Hamakuapoko Coast Hike (C/E)  D=2.5  mi O/W. Moderate hike-Maliko Gulch to Mama’s Fish House (Ku’au) beautiful scenery, tidepools, and historic sites. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snacks/ lunch and sturdy shoes. Meet 9am Pa’ia Community Center to carpool. Limit 18. Leader: Lucienne de Naie. Register: laluz@maui.net  or 808- 214-0147.

Friday, May 15 Ahihi Bay hike/snorkel (C/E)  D=1 mi R/T. Moderate shoreline hike on rocky trail to great snorkeling. Bring swim/snorkel gear, water, snack. Meet 8:00 am Kihei Community Center to carpool to site. Limit 12.  Leader: Miranda Camp. Register: mauimiranda@hotmail.com or 808-463-9690

Sunday, May 31 Launiupoko Valley Hike.  (C/E)  D= 3 mi R/T. Moderate uphill hike. Historic and cultural sites and Launiupoko stream (west Maui) Bring hat, sunscreen, water and lunch and shoes that can get muddy. Limit 18. Meet 9 am @ park and ride lot at Honoapiilani Hwy/N. Kihei Rd to carpool. Leader: Chris Taylor. Register:  chair@mauisierraclub.org or call 808- 385-3495.

Saturday, June 6 Kuiaha Bay and Valley, National Trails Day Hike  D=4 mi R/T. Moderate, some uphill. Historically rich, dazzling hidden gem along Ha’iku coastline. Valley is being restored to traditional ag by Waikikena Foundation. Limit 18. Meet 9am Ha’iku Community Center Leader: Leader: Lucienne de Naie. Register: laluz@maui.net  or 214-0147.

Saturday, June 13 Wai’anapanapa shoreline hike and swim (Hana) (E)  D= 3 mi R/T. Moderate. Follow ancient trail and enjoy optional dip at end in cave pool and/or ocean. Meet 8:00 am at Haiku Community Center to carpool to Wai’anapanapa (mi.marker 32 in Hana) Limit: 15.  Leader: Robin West. Register:  <rwest808@yahoo.com> or call (808) 277-7267.

Sunday, June 28 Huelo Stream Hike (C/E) D= 3 mi R/T (Private land-no EMI Waiver) hike along streams in Huelo area to ocean. Meet 9:00 am at Haiku Community Center. Limit: 15.  Leader: Lucienne de Naie. Register: laluz@maui.net or 214-0147.

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