Kaua’i Group Hikes, Clean Ups & Service Projects

KAUA’I GROUP OUTINGS

Join us on one of these great outings to discover the natural treasures of our island. Mileage is total miles. Outings focus on: (C) Conservation/Interpretative, (E) Educational, (F) Family/Fun, and/or (S) service.

Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5.

Note: Women are advised not to hike remote trails or camp alone on Kauai.

How about becoming a Sierra Club Outings Leader?

Find out how much fun you could be having by providing the opportunity for others to explore our island, enjoy its beauty, and inspire them to protect it. Contact <JudyDalton123@gmail.com> or call 808-482-1129

KAUA’I GROUP OUTINGS

Join us on one of these great outings to discover the natural treasures of our island. Mileage is total miles. Outings focus on: (C) Conservation/Interpretative, (E) Educational, (F) Family/Fun, and/or (S) service. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Note: Women are advised not to hike remote trails or camp alone on Kauai.

Friday, April 7

Kawai’ele Waterbird Sanctuary. West Side/Easy. (C/E/F) Sunset to dusk visit to the sanctuary, home to all four of Hawaii’s endemic: Hawaiian stilt, moorhen and coot, and Koloa duck. Nene, the Hawaiian bat and Black Crowned Night Heron also frequent the sanctuary. We’ll also point out the many native species of plants at the sanctuary. Bob Nishek 346-0476

Sunday, April 9
Maha’ulepu and Makauwahi Cave. South Shore/moderate/3 miles. (C/E/F) Enjoy the majestic coastline. Visit the world class archaeological site. Allan Rachap 212-3108

Saturday, April 15
A day on Koke’e Trails. Moderate/5 miles. Starting at Koke’e Lodge we hike to Berry Flat Trail and continue to the northern section of the Ditch Trail. Finally we loop back to the WainiuaTrail and back to the lodge for a variety of views. Ken Fasig 346-1229.

Saturday, April 22
Earth Day Beach Cleanup. Nukoli’i Beach. East Shore/easy (S) Sierra Club and Surfrider collaborate to protect the marine and other wildlife, the reef, and ocean from marine debris. Bring water and hat. We’ll supply gloves, bags, and refreshments. 9 AM to noon. Check our website to see at which end of Nukoli’i we’ll be meeting. Judy Dalton 482-1129

Saturday, April 29
Limahuli Preserve Hike & Work. A rare opportunity to hike into the Limahuli preserve (off limits to the public) in the mid-valley of the Garden & tend to rare & endangered native plants. Moderate 2 mile hike. Jane Schmitt 826-6105

Sunday, May 7
Sunset to Full Moon Coastal Walk. East Shore/ Moderate 4.5 miles (C/E/F). We start off in the late afternoon from Kuna Bay (Donkey Beach) walking along the coastline ending at Kapa’a Library watching the full moon rise over the ocean. We’ll shuttle cars for a one-way hike. Judy Dalton 482-1129

Saturday, May 13
Kuilau Trail/. A gentle steady walk on a wide path with sweeping view of lush valleys and Mount Wai’ale’ale and Makale’ha Mountain Ranges. Hike to bridge and picnic tables for lunch. Moderate 4 miles round trip. Vivian Hager 652-3234

Sunday, May 21
Tour de Po’ipu Bike Ride – Two Easy/Moderate rides to choose lengths 8 or 23 miles. Fantastic South Shore views. Bring your own bike. Helmets required. Allan Rachap 212-3108

 

Saturday, May 27
Donkey Beach Cleanup. Surfrider and Sierra Club team up to help protect marine life, the reef and ocean from litter and fishing net entanglement. Look for banners at the parking lot above Donkey Beach, between the 11 and 12-mile highway markers by public shoreline access sign. 9AM until noon. Bags, gloves, and snacks provided. Judy Dalton 482-1129

Tuesday, June 6
Waimea Canyon Road Cleanup. Afternoon clean-up of Sierra Club’s adopted highway requires a little over an hour. Please help keep the gateway to Waimea Canyon litter-free. Bob Nishek 346-0476

Friday, June 9
Maha’ulepu Sunset to Moonlight Walk. Start out mid-afternoon from Shipwreck Beach walking along the coast to Maha’ulepu. Enjoy the setting sun and a full moon rise. Spectacular coastal walk. We’ll shuttle cars for a moderate one-way 3.5 mile hike. Bill Snyder 652-1718

Saturday, June 17
Russian Fort Beach Walk. Easy 4 miles round trip. We start at the Russian Fort in Waimea and walk along the beach to Maka’weli. Delightful and scenic.Easy 4 miles round trip.Call Ken Fasig 346-1229

 

Sunday, June 21
Maha’ulepu and Makauwahi Cave. Enjoy the majestic coastline. Visit the world class archaeological site. Moderate 3 miles round trip. Call Allan Rachap 212-3108

Thursday, June 22
Kuilau Trail . A gentle steady walk on a wide path with sweeping view of lush valleys and Mount Wai’ale’ale and Makale’ha Mountain Ranges. Hike to bridge and picnic tables for lunch. Moderate 4 miles round trip. Call Vivian Hager 652-3234

Saturday, June 24
Kealia Beach Cleanup. Surfrider and Sierra Club collaborate to protect the marine and other wildlife, the reef, and ocean from marine debris. Will you please help? Look for banners at parking lot. Bring your water and hat. We’ll supply gloves, bags, and refreshments. 9 AM to noon. Call Judy Dalton 482-1129