Wailea 670 / Palau’ea Native Plant Hike

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Friday, March 31

Wailea 670 / Palau'ea Native Plant Hike

(C/E) D= 2 mi R/T.

Explore Maui’s rarest native ecosystems- dryland forests at the 161 acre Wailea 670 preserve. Rugged terrain. closed shoes/boots, long pants and good balance a must. Bring water, hiking stick, cameras. Meet 2 pm at top of Kaukahi Rd in Wailea. Limit 15. Leader: Lucienne de Naie <laluz@maui.net> or 214-0147.

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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.

Hike Descriptions Key:

(C) means the hike has a conservation focus, such as discussing how to conserve this land for future generations to enjoy

(E) means the hike has an educational component, such as visiting and learning about archeological sites and naming the plants and flowers

(D) is the round trip hike distance in miles

Lahaina Pali Trail

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Sunday, March 26

Lahaina Pali Trail

(C/E) D=4 R/T miles. Strenuous, with steep uphill.

Enjoy the views and whale watch. Hike from Lahaina end trailhead, up to windmills and back the same way. Sturdy boots, sun screen, and hat are recommended. A hiking stick is useful. Bring lots of water. Meet 8 am at Maui Ocean Center parking by the gas station. Limit 18. Leader: Rob Weltman <robw@worldspot.com> or 354-0490.

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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.

Hike Descriptions Key:

(C) means the hike has a conservation focus, such as discussing how to conserve this land for future generations to enjoy

(E) means the hike has an educational component, such as visiting and learning about archeological sites and naming the plants and flowers

(D) is the round trip hike distance in miles

Hamakua Malama Service Outing

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Sunday, March 19

Hamakua Malama Service Outing

(C/E/S) D= 4 mi R/T.

Help restore access to culturally rich Kuiaha Gulch and learn about  ongoing efforts to care for the 267 acres of Hamakua lands purchased by Maui County. Bring gloves/hand tools/water/hat/lunch/ sturdy shoes. Meet 9 am at Haiku Community Center. Limit 15. Leader: Lucienne de Naie <laluz@maui.net> or 214-0147.

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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.

Hike Descriptions Key:

(C) means the hike has a conservation focus, such as discussing how to conserve this land for future generations to enjoy

(E) means the hike has an educational component, such as visiting and learning about archeological sites and naming the plants and flowers

(D) is the round trip hike distance in miles

Makawao Forest Reserve

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Saturday, March 18

Makawao Forest Reserve

(C/E) D = 6 mile RT. Left side of road, 3 mile climb up trails and jeep road, moderately strenuous and muddy.

Meet 8:30 am at parking lot across St. Joseph’s Church (Makawao Ave.) Limit 18. Leader: Robin West <rwest808@yahoo.com> or 277-7267.

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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.

Hike Descriptions Key:

(C) means the hike has a conservation focus, such as discussing how to conserve this land for future generations to enjoy

(E) means the hike has an educational component, such as visiting and learning about archeological sites and naming the plants and flowers

(D) is the round trip hike distance in miles

Hike Leader Training

Become a Sierra Club Maui Hike Leader!

Must be 18 or older

RSVP directly for the training by emailing robw@worldspot.com

Sign up here to receive information about this and future trainings: http://mauisierraclub.org/become-a-hike-leader/

Ulupalakua to Kaupo Car Tour

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Saturday, March 11

Ulupalakua to Kaupo car tour

D= 30 mi R/T.

Caravan by car and stop for short hikes. Amazing native plants; historical sites; views and commentary by noted botanist and historian Bob Hobdy. Meet 8:30 am at Keokea Park in upper Kula. Bring lunch, water. Limit 20. Special donation $5 members $10 non-members. Leader: Lucienne de Naie <laluz@maui.net> or 214-0147.

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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.

Hike Descriptions Key:

(C) means the hike has a conservation focus, such as discussing how to conserve this land for future generations to enjoy

(E) means the hike has an educational component, such as visiting and learning about archeological sites and naming the plants and flowers

(D) is the round trip hike distance in miles

Waihe’e Coastal Dunes Hike

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Friday, March 3

Waihe'e Coastal Dunes Hike

D = 2 miles R/T, Moderate Walk

Meet at 9 am across from Waihe’e Elementary School on Kahekili Highway

Explore nearly 2 miles of secluded coastline (former Waihe'e dairy site) acquired by the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust to keep it from development. There are archaeological features, unspoiled views, and we'll see native plants and possibly whales, monk seals, turtles, and Hawaiian birds. We will stop for an early lunch. If you are willing and able to pick up trash on the way back, please bring a bag.

There is no shade, so bring sunscreen, a hat, plenty of water, and lunch/snacks. Bring rainwear (just in case!) Although the paths are well worn, covered shoes are recommended on this rocky coast. Limited to 20 people.

Leader: Adriane Raff-Corwin <adriane.raff-corwin@sierraclub.org> or 419-5143.

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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.

Hike Descriptions Key:

(C) means the hike has a conservation focus, such as discussing how to conserve this land for future generations to enjoy

(E) means the hike has an educational component, such as visiting and learning about archeological sites and naming the plants and flowers

(D) is the round trip hike distance in miles