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.

Saturday, July 8
Waimea River Walk and Float. 10 miles/ difficult (C/F) We start at the Kukui Trailhead and hike down into the Waimea Canyon and along the Waimea River jeep road. Bring floats to inflate and float down the irrigation canal for over a mile passing through a tunnel. End at outskirts of Waimea town. Car shuttle back to Kukui Trailhead. Ken Fasig 346-1229

Saturday, July 15
Kuilau Trail/ easy to moderate/east side (C/F). Meet at 9am at Arboretum parking lot at the top of Kuamo’o Road. Bring lunch snack, water, and hat. Hike to bridge and picnic tables to have our lunch. Great views! Vivian Hager 652-3234

Sunday, July 16
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, July 22
Moloa’a Beach Clean Up. North East Shore/easy (S) Help protect marine life, sea birds, the reef and ocean from litter and fishing net entanglement. Sierra Club and Surfrider team up for this effort. Look for organizations’ signs. Bring hat and water. Gloves, bags, and snacks provided. 9 AM to noon. Vivian Hager 652-3234

Saturday, July 29
Honopu Ridge. Koke’e State Park. Strenuous/3 miles (C/E) Hike through beautiful native forest on un-marked Honopu trail, to a spectacular lookout into the valley & a view down the famed NaPali coast. Ken Fasig 346-1229

Sunday, August 6
Sunset to Full Moon Coastal Walk. East Shore/ Moderate (C/E/F) Walk along the spectacular coastline from Kuna Bay (popularly known as Donkey Beach) ending in Kapa’a for a 4.5 miles one way with car shuttle. Judy Dalton 482-1129

Sunday, August 13
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, August 19
Nonou (Sleeping Giant) East Side/3 miles/moderately strenuous. (F) Incredible sweeping views and lush vegetation. Vivian Hager 652-3234

Saturday, August 26
Maha’ulepu Beach Cleanup. South Shore/Easy (S) Sierra Club, Malama Maha’ulepu & Surfrider team up to keep this magnificent beach free of ocean debris and litter. Follow Po’ipu Road past the Grand Hyatt where it becomes a dirt road. Drive to T-intersection and turn right. Continue to parking area and look for banners. Please bring hat and water. Bags, gloves & snacks provided. 9 AM to noon. Judy Dalton 482-1129

Friday, September 1
National Tropical Botanical Gardens Sunset to Moonlight Walk. South Side/Moderate/2 miles. (C/E/F) Hike and learn about plants in lovely gardens. Sierra Club members only. Bob Nishek 346-0476

Sunday, September 3
Sunset to Full Moon Beach Walk. East Shore/easy 3 miles. (C/E/F) Meet at Lydgate Beach Park for a picnic dinner. Learn about Sierra Club’s role in stopping construction of a seawall along this pristine coastline. Enjoy the full moon glistening on the ocean. Judy Dalton 482-1129

Saturday, September 16
Kuilau Trail/ easy to moderate/east side (C/F). Meet at 9am at Arboretum parking lot at the top of Kuamo’o Road. Hike to bridge and picnic tables to have our lunch. Great views! Vivian Hager 652-3234

Saturday, September 23
Hanama’ulu Beach Clean Up. East Shore. (S) Help protect marine life, the reef and ocean from litter and fishing net entanglement. Sierra Club and Surfrider team up for this effort. Turn makai in Hanama’ulu on road by the 7-11 store. Look for sign further down the hill on the right going to Hanama’ulu Beach. Look for banners at beach. 9AM to noon. Bring water. Bags, gloves, and refreshments provided. Judy Dalton 482-1129