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Public Lecture: “Glimpses of Primeval Kailua,” by Dr. John Culliney April 2, 2010

Title: “Glimpses of Primeval Kailua: Landscapes, Plants and Wildlife Before Humans Arrived.”

Dr. John Culliney, professor of biology at Hawaii Pacific University and contributing author of the natural history of Kawainui in the recent published book Kailua will give a lecture presentation “Glimpses of Primeval Kailua: Landscapes, Plants, and Wildlife Before Humans Arrived”, on Friday April 2nd from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Faith Baptist Church on 1230 Kailua Rd. next to the Windward YMCA.

The next day Saturday April 3rd from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, Rick Barboza co-owner of the native plant nursery Hui Ku Maoli Ola, will conduct a tour of the botanical plant restoration sites in Kawainui Marsh.  Site visits will be at Ulupo Heiau, Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, Kawainui Park and ending at the Hui Ku Maoli Ola nursery in Haiku Valley.

The botanical lecture and tour are sponsored by Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi and the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club.  A donation fee of $10 for the tour is requested.  Tour reservations will be limited to 30 persons. Please call Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi at 263-8008 or send an email to <email@ahahui.net> to attend the lecture and to sign up for the plant tour.

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March 27, 2010 at 3:42 am Leave a comment

Ahahui tours and events schedule for 2010

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click on the above to download the Tours list in pdf format.

February 10, 2010 at 5:46 am 1 comment

Geology of Kailua Ahupua‘a tour – Sat. Oct. 3rd

Sign up with Ahahui now so you can go on the popular Geology of Kailua Ahupua‘a tour to take place on Saturday, Oct. 3rd. Dr. Floyd McCoy of Windard Community College will lead the geology tour (via car-pooling) to different sites around Kailua and Kawainui Marsh. The tour will start at 8:30 am. A donation of $5.00 is requested at time of sign-in on the 3rd. Contact Kaimi Scudder for reservations and further information at 593-0112. Or email <email@ahahui.net>  Check this blog for updates.

Also, see the post below about our meeting and Dr. McCoy’s Geology talk at WCC on Oct. 2.

September 24, 2009 at 9:49 pm Leave a comment

Save Oct. 2 evening for Ahahui membership meeting and talk by Dr. Floyd McCoy

Ahahui is planning a general membership meeting and lecture by Dr. Floyd McCoy at Windward Community College on Friday, October 2, 2009 at Hale Akoakoa room 105. At 6:00 p.m. learn more about Ahahui Malama I Ka Lokahi, its programs and projects and meet fellow members, volunteers and others interested in learning more about Hawaii’s environment. Dr. McCoy will be talking at 7:00 p.m. about the Geology of the Kailua ahupua’a. This will be an excellent way to learn more before the Ahahui geology tour on Oct. 3rd. The public is invited to attend. For further info. contact Kaimi Scudder at 593-0112, or email <email@ahahui.net>

Note: we changed the site to Hale Akoakoa room 105.

September 15, 2009 at 9:38 pm Leave a comment

KAWAINUI MARSH TOURS – 2009

THE  NATURAL  and  CULTURAL  HISTORY  TOURS of  the

KAILUA  AHUPUA`A  and  KAWAINUI  MARSH

Sponsored by ‘Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi, Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and Kawai Nui Heritage Foundation

These educational tours of the Kailua Ahupua‘a and Kawainui Marsh are offered to inform residents and visitors about the Hawaiian archaeological, historic and ecological resources of the marsh.

The tour groups meet at Ulupo Heiau next to the Windward Kailua YMCA at 8:30 am and walk, as well as car pool, to the various sites. Return trip is usually to the Windward YMCA by 1:00 pm. A donation of $5.00 will be accepted for the tour. Donations are used to support the cultural and ecological restoration work of Kawainui Marsh. Group size will be limited to 25 persons.

2009 KAWAINUI TOURS

1. Sat. – July 11 – Ulupo Heiau Hoike (10 am – 3 pm)

2. Sat. – Sept. 5 – Cultural and Natural History Tour of Kawainui Marsh

3. Sat. – Oct.  3  – Geology of the Kailua Ahupua‘a

4. Sat. – Nov. 7 – Archaeological  & Historic Sites of Kawainui/Hamakua

5. Sat. – Dec. 5 – Birds of the Marsh (Kawainui, Hamakua & Kaelepulu)

(Dates or tours may be subject to change depending on weather or other circumstances.  Check for updates at: http://www.ahahui.wordpress.com/)

WHAT TO BRING: Backpack or Fanny-pack, walking shoes, water bottle, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, rainwear, hat or cap, sunglasses. Optional: camera and binoculars.

CONTACT INFO: Call 593-0112 for more information and to register for these educational tours, or email: email@ahahui.net or hemanumalia@hotmail.com

(There are also service-learning trips for elementary through college age students to our project sites around Kawainui Marsh. Contact us for more information.)

August 17, 2009 at 9:06 pm 1 comment

Geology Tour postponed

The popular geology tour of Kailua is being postponed. It was scheduled for Oct. 4th. Watch this blog for tour schedule updates.

September 26, 2008 at 11:58 pm Leave a comment

2008 THE NATURAL and CULTURAL HISTORY TOURS of the KAILUA AHUPUA`A and KAWAINUI MARSH

THE  NATURAL  and  CULTURAL  HISTORY  TOURS of  the KAILUA  AHUPUA`A  and  KAWAINUI  MARSH

Sponsored by ‘Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi,  Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and Kawai Nui Heritage Foundation

The educational tours of the Kailua Ahupua‘a and Kawainui Marsh are offered to inform residents and visitors about the Hawaiian archaeological, historic and ecological resources of the marsh.

The tour groups meet at Ulupo Heiau next to the Windward Kailua YMCA at 8:30 am and walk, as well as car pool, to the various sites. Return trip is usually back to the Windward YMCA by 1:00 pm. A donation of $5.00 for non-members and $3.00 for members will be accepted for the tour. Donations are used to support the cultural and ecological restoration work of Kawainui Marsh. Group size will be limited to 25 persons.

2008 KAWAINUI TOURS

1. Sat. Feb. 2 –  Ramsar World Wetlands Day – Kawainui/Hamakua Marsh
2. Sat. Mar. 1 –  Native Plant Revegetation Projects in Kawainui Marsh
3. Sat. May  3 –  Archaeological sites and historic sites of Maunawili Valley
.   4. Sat. June 7 –  Kailua Bay – Geological and Marine Resources
5. Sat. June 21 – Ulupo Heiau Hoike
6. Sat. t.b.d.          Aquatic Animals & Insects of Kawainui streams & Marsh
7. Sat. Aug. 10 or 24 – KHCC Poi and Papale
8. Sat. Sept. 6 – Cultural and Natural History Tour of Kawainui Marsh
9. Sat. Oct.  4  – Geology of the Kailua Ahupua‘a
10. Sat. Nov. 1 –  Archaeological  & Historic Sites of Kawainui/Hamakua
11. Sat. Dec. 6 –  Birds of the Marsh (Kawainui, Hamakua & Kaelepulu)

(Dates or tours may be subject to change depending on weather or other circumstances.  Check for updates at: http://www.ahahui.wordpress.com/)

WHAT TO BRING:  Backpack or Fanny-pack, walking shoes, water bottle, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, rainwear, hat or cap, sunglasses. Optional: camera and binoculars.

CONTACT INFO: Call 593-0112 for more information and to register for these educational tours, or email: email@ahahui.net or hemanumalia@hotmail.com

(There are also service-learning trips for elementary through college age students to our project sites around Kawainui Marsh. Contact us for more information.)
(Revised 3/25/08)

March 25, 2008 at 10:45 pm Leave a comment

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