Sign up for Natural and cultural history tour of Kawai Nui Marsh

August 25, 2007 at 1:51 am Leave a comment

Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi, the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and The Kawai Nui Heritage Foundation will begin their Fall Kawai Nui Marsh Educational Series, Saturday Sept. 1, 2007 with an introductory natural and cultural history tour of Kawai Nui Marsh. Chuck “Doc” Burrows, Hawaiian naturalist and conservationist, will lead participants on a driving/walking tour from Ulupo Heiau to Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, the Kawai Nui Estuary at the Kawai Nui Neighborhood Park and A’ala (Lanikai) Point, places where active restoration and maintenance are taking place. He will explain how these sites were used in ancient and historic periods and present plans by community organizations, state and federal agencies to restore the health of the natural and cultural ecosystems of the marsh and the Kailua Ahupua’a. New residents to Kailua are especially encouraged to come. The tour will start at 8:30 am and be completed by 12:30 pm. A donation of $5 is requested. Contact Rick “Kaimi” Scudder at 593-0112 or email Malia Bird Helela <hemanumalia@hotmail.com> for more information and registration for this tour.

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