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

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

Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour, Oct. 6th

Dr. Floyd McCoy with tour at the Nu’uanu Pali

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 6th 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”.

(Note: the next tour will be on Oct. 27th, not Nov. 3rd.)

September 27, 2012 at 8:04 pm 1 comment

Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour, Oct. 1st

Signup now for the Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour:

A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a, including Kawainui Marsh will be conducted on Saturday, October 1st 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.

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”.


September 13, 2011 at 10:10 pm Leave a comment

Geology of Kailua Ahupua‘a Tour Sat. Oct. 2

Sign up with Ahahui now so you can go on the popular Geology of Kailua Ahupua‘a tour to take place on Saturday, Oct. 2rd. Dr. Floyd McCoy of Windard Community College will lead the geology tour (via car-pooling) to different sites around Kailua including Ameron’s quarry and Kawainui Marsh. The tour will start at 8:30 am. A donation of $10.00 is requested at time of sign-in on the 2nd. Contact Kaimi Scudder to make reservations asap and receive further information at 263-8008, or email Check this blog for updates.

September 22, 2010 at 11:25 pm Leave a 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

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