Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour, Nov. 4, 2017

September 21, 2017 at 8:43 am 2 comments

Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour,
Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a, including Kawainui Marsh will be conducted on Nov. 4, 2017 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. We will car pool between sites. Once you sign up, we’ll let you know where to meet.

The tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi, and AMERON. Donations of $10 will be accepted. There will be a limit of 30 persons and reservations must be made by calling 263-8008 or via email at “AhahuiMalama@hawaii.twcbc.com”.
We are only taking stand-by requests now, tour is filled already.

Entry filed under: announcement, Geology, Hawaii, Kailua, Kawainui Marsh, lava flows, Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, tour.

Think Tech Hawaii video about Kawainui and how we are working towards restoration of the cultural and natural resources. Ahahui is now connected

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. thebarak  |  November 5, 2017 at 12:54 am

    Wonderful tour today. Mahalo!

  • 2. inbound tech support calls  |  December 13, 2017 at 4:02 am

    Hey, thank you for this wonderful resource. I think that it should be
    “they’re” instead of “there” -Jim


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