Cultural and Natural History of Kawainui Marsh Tour, Sat. Sep. 7, 2013

August 29, 2013 at 2:19 am Leave a comment

Join us on a cultural and natural history of Kawainui Marsh tour on Saturday September 7, 2013 from 8:30am to 12:30 pm.  Chuck “Doc” Burrows, VP of the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club, will lead the tour.

This is an introductory natural and cultural history tour of Kawainui Marsh. It will include interpretive sites around Kawainui Marsh.

Travel back in time when Kawainui Marsh and Kaelepulu Pond (Enchanted Lake) were ocean bays and the first Polynesians came to the shores of the ancient Kawainui Lagoon, constructed their heiau, (sacred temples), fishpond and taro terraces. Chuck “Doc” Burrows will lead participants on the driving/walking tour. Learn about Ulupo Heiau, Na Pohaku o Hauwahine and the Kawainui Estuary at Kawainui Neighborhood (Kaha) Park. He will explain how these sites were used in ancient and historic periods, and fplans being worked on by community volunteers, State and Federal agencies to restore the health of the natural and cultural ecosystems of the marsh and the Kailua Ahupua’a.
The tour will start at 8:30 am and should be completed by 12:30 pm. A donation of $10 is requested. Contact Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 or email “emai l@”  Please register early and receive more information. There will be a limit of 25 persons. Reservations must be made by calling Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 or by email: email @
The tour is co-sponsored by the Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club.  We will car pool between sites.


Kaimi Scudder, Administrator
Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi


Entry filed under: announcement, Hawaiian culture, Hawaiian Fish Pond, Kawainui Marsh, Kawainui Neighborhood Park, Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, restoration, tour, Ulupo Heiau. Tags: , , , .

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