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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 email@example.com.
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
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.
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 Strenuous. 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. Moderate. Wonderful guided hike 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. Moderate. 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.