SUMMER HIKING with KANENUIAKEA
Marae Ha‘a Koa Summer Intercession
June 3 to June 28, 2013
Koa Iki Cultural Learning Center, located at 84-255 Makaha Valley Road, is offering students and adults a special cultural program this summer.
The Center will host weekly field trips to Waianae’s wahipana, sacred ancestral lands from Ka‘ena to Ko‘olina. The program will also include Waianae’s ka‘ananiau land resource system, Waianae mo‘olelo (stories and history), ethnobotany, archaeology, and permaculture, a regenerative design science rooted in the patterns of nature and sustainable energy.
Please contact Glen Kila, Marae Ha‘a Koa director, by May 31st to register. Call 294-2441. The summer program is free.
Week 1 Field Trips – 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.
. Tuesday, June 4 - Ka‘ena Point - Leina-ka-uhane, Spirit leaping rock, Nenele’a sand dunes, Manini Gulch, rare endemic coastal plants
. Thursday, June 6 - Kuaokala Mountain Ridge – Mountain Trails above Makua – Kuaokala Heiau, rare endemic mountain plants
Week 2 Field Trips – 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.
. Tuesday, June 11 - Makua – rare petroglyphs, history of the kupuka‘aina, aboriginal families of Makua, archaeological sites
. Thursday, June 13 - Ohikilolo – Kula‘ilai birthplace of the 1st mother of the Hawaiian people, Ka‘ulu Valley - birthing place of one of Hawaii’s first king Huanuiikala‘ila‘i
Week 3 Field Trips – 8 A.M - 3 P.M.
. Tuesday, June 18 - Makaha – Ancient Kumaipo Trail, rare archaeological sites, endemic mountain plants
. Thursday, June 20 – Kaneikapualena Heiau and Kiko‘o Springs – Waianae original Village.
Week 4 Field Trips – 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.
. Tuesday, June 25 - Waianae – Archaeological sites, dry-land terraces, mountain plants
. Thursday, June 27 - Kunia – Pohakea Pass, land of the sacred Lo Ali‘i.