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Maunawili Kawainui Historical and Archaeology Tour, Sat. Nov. 2, 2013

‘Ahahui Malama I Ka Lokahi, the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and the Kailua Historical Society will be conducting on Saturday November 2nd from 8:30am to 12:30pm a special Maunawili/Kawainui Historical and Archaeology Tour.  The tour will begin at Ulupo Heiau, in back of the Windward YMCA, proceed by car-pooling to the Matsuda country store and old Pali Rd., then to the area of Makali’i Valley and the last rice/taro growing sites in lower Maunawili Valley.  The next stop will be at the Trinity Christian Church between Auloa and Maunawili Rd. which was the location of the first stores, rice mills and poi factory in Kailua.  The final destination will be at the “Queen Liliuokalani Queen’s Retreat”, the former Boyd family and Irwin/Hedemann Estate.  Time remaining we may visit Kukapoki Heiau one of 11 heiau in the Kailua ahupua’a.  In addition to the natural and cultural histories of these areas, present and future concerns of protecting and conserving the water resources, restoring archaeological and agricultural sites will be discussed.
A donation of $10 is requested.  Make your reservations via <> or call 262-8008.  The tour is limited to 30 persons.



October 26, 2013 at 1:49 am Leave a comment

Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour

Signup now for the popular Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour – Oct. 5, 2013

A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a, including Kawainui Marsh will be conducted on Saturday, October 5th 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.

The tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi, the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club, and AMERON. Donations of $10 will be accepted. There will be a limit of 30 persons and reservations must be made by calling Ka’imi Rick Scudder at 263-8008 or via email at “”.

September 26, 2013 at 8:20 pm Leave a comment

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

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

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