11/26/17- Outings Leaders in training braved wet weather to learn about the plants on the ‘Aiea Loop and Ridge trail.
11/19/17- The Sierra Club O‘ahu Group hasbeen cleaning the highway along Sandt's Beach on the Ka ‘iwi Coast every quarter for the past 15 yeras! Here's Outings intern and Chaminade student HulaliKinilau posing next to the adopt-a-highway sign.
Kuli‘ou‘ou Ridge Trail Building
11/5/17- Our small but mighty crew of 6 six hauled supplies to build 11 steps and 2 water diversions at Kuli‘ou‘ou ridge trail. Since the closing of Mariner's Ridge there has been a bigger impact on adjacent trails like Kuli‘ou‘ou, making trail maintenance so critical.
Service Project at UH Manoa Shidler College of Business10/28/17- Volunteers Randy and Ben moving mulch to help maintain the native plant garden at UH Manoa. Photo by leader Susan Tom.
Mānoa Cliff Trail
9/20/17- Sierra Club Outing Leaders in training organized their first hike to learn about native plants on the Mānoa Cliff Trail. Mahalo to mentor Randy Ching for teaching us about the native and introduced plants commonly found on O‘ahu's trails.
8/23/2017- exploring sites to build new trails, protect Elepaio, and restore the native forest
8/13/2017- Hike led by Colleen Soares
7/30/2017- Hike led by Colleen Soares. Photos and captions by Nate Yuen.
"A nice breeze kept us cool as we started the hike from Hoʻomaluhia Botanical Garden. We gained a couple hundred feet elevation and hiked towards the Pali Lookout contouring in and out of many gullies."
"It was a beautiful day as we hiked at the foot of the Ko‘olau Mountains overlooking Kaneohe."
"The views of the surrounding landscape was a sight to see, We came across ohia trees as we made our way through uluhe ferns that dominated the trail."
"Likeke Falls is always a delight to see! The man-made waterfall taps crystal clear water from the aquifer within the mountain."
7/15/2017- Fun in the Sun at Kealia Trail. Photos by hike leader Dan Anderson.
6/24/17- “I had a great time hiking with the Sierra Club to the bunkers at Pu’u Ma’eli’eli. Many thanks to hike leaders Susan Tom and Curtis Kawamoto for coordinating and leading the hike. We had to take a photo under the old sign. In WWII bunkers were built at Pu’u Ma’eli’eli as part of a coastal defense system. Many bunkers were built around Oahu to defend the island" -Photos and captions from Nate Yuen.
"We lingered at the bunkers for quite some time enjoying the cool breeze and incredible view."
Judd-Nu‘uanu-Pauoa Flats-Pu‘u ‘Ōhi‘a
6/10/17- Photos from hike leaders Susan Tom and Curtis Kawamoto
MCBH Kāne‘ohe Bay
6/10/17- Service Project clearing wetlands of mangrove plants to create habitat for Hawai‘i’s endangered waterbirds. Photos from hike leader Dan Anderson
Paepae o He’eia
5/13/17. Paepae o He’eia Fishpond Service Project. Photos from hike leader Colleen Soares.
Koko Crater Botanical Garden
5/13/17- Photography Hike. Photos by John S.
Ka’ena Point Natural Area Reserve
3/13/17- Ka’ena Point Natural Area Reserve Service Trip. Photos by hike leader Colleen Soares.