2013 Second Saturday monthly, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
$25 donation per guest (to Mālama Kahalawai, Inc.)
Hawaii is a magical place of lush foliage, majestic ocean waters and a brilliant blue sky. Support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. You will help save the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants will learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience is led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of your donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas. Guests should bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and must wear closed-toe shoes appropriate for hiking and dress in layers as weather conditions may unexpectedly fluctuate between warm and sunny to cool and damp. Tools, work gloves and light refreshments will be provided. Guests must be physically capable of walking on uneven terrain on a forest trail rated as easy to moderate in difficulty. Reservations: 24 hours in advance