Join us on our Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour, Sat. Oct. 11, 2014

September 29, 2014 at 6:51 pm Leave a comment

Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour, Sat. Oct. 11, 2014
Kawainui looking west.

Kawainui looking west. Kaimi Scudder photo



Signup now for the popular Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour:

A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a, including Kawainui Marsh will be conducted on Saturday, October 11th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Dr. Floyd McCoy, geology professor from the Windward Community College, will take the tour group to the Pali Lookout, AMERON quarry and Na Pohaku of Hauwahine, by Kawainui Marsh. 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 Kawainui will also be explained at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine. Bring your cameras, sun screen, wear outdoor gear and walking shoes.
The tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi, the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club, and AMERON. Donations of $10 will be accepted. There will be a limit of 30 persons and reservations must be made by calling Ka’imi Rick Scudder at 263-8008 or via email at “email @ ahahui.net”.
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Entry filed under: announcement, education, Geology, Kailua, Kawainui Marsh, lava flows, quarry, sea level change, tour, volcano.

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