Kailua Ahupua’a and Kawai Nui Marsh Geology Tour

September 20, 2007 at 12:59 am Leave a comment

Signup now for the Kailua Ahupua’a/Kawai Nui Marsh Geology Tour:

A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a and Kawai Nui Marsh will be conducted on Saturday October 6 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Dr. Scott Rowland, geology professor from the University of Hawaii, will take the tour group to th Pali Lookout, AMERON quarry and Na Pohaku of Hauwahine. He will explain how the Ko‘olau eruptive center was formed two million years ago and how the catastrophic collapse of the windward side of the shield volcano occurred. Dike formations and the quarrying operations by AMERON will be shown. Geological features of Kawai Nui will also be explained at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine as well as evidences of sea level changes.


The tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama I Ka Lokahi, the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club, the Kawai Nui Heritage Foundation, and AMERON. Donations of $5 will be accepted. There will be a limit of 30 persons and reservations must be made by calling Kaimi “Rick” Scudder at 593-0112 or by email: Malia Bird Helela at <hemanumalia@hotmail.com>

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Entry filed under: announcement, conservation, environmental, Geology, Hawaii, Hawaiian, Kailua, Kawai Nui Marsh, lava flows, Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, quarry, sea level change, tour, volcano.

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