Outings Report

By Diane Ware Come celebrate the National Park Service Centennial with Moku Loa Group outings in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Kaloko, Pu’uhonua ‘o Honaunau, and Pu’ukohola Heiau. Most of the outings are interpretive and some will be led by Park rangers. We will also sponsor a program about the status, history, and planned release of … Read more

PROGRAMS

by Phil Barnes Phil Barnes will be showing slides of his recent trip to Southeast Asia. The major emphasis will be on the natural areas and eco-tourism opportunities in Laos. The presentation will be held at the Kea`au Community Center, behind the Kea`au Police Station, Thursday, February 7, 7:00 pm. For further information call Phil … Read more

REVIVING THE OLD VOLCANO TRAIL

By Julie Williams In the days of the first missionaries to Hawai`i the Old Volcano Trail was a heavily used 30-mile route from Hilo to the top of Kilauea Volcano. This foot and horse trail was regularly traveled until 1894 when a carriage road was completed to Glenwood. It’s exciting to realize that this was … Read more