Kauaʻi Group Hikes, Clean Ups & Service Projects

KAUAʻI 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 Kauaʻi.

How about becoming a Sierra Club Outings Leader?

If you are interested in leading hikes on Kauai, please contact JudyDalton123@gmail.com or call 808-482-1129 to find out how much fun you could be having while giving people the opportunity to explore the island, enjoy its beauty, and inspire them to protect it. 

 

QUARTER 3 EVENTS:

Thursday, July 12
Mo’alepe Trail to Kuilau Ridge picnic area.   Kapa’a.  Moderate 6 mile round trip.  (C/F)
A beautiful hike through farmland and forest, with glorious views and ever-present birdsongs. This trail offers great rewards without a lot of effort.
Leader: Lee Gately  661-373-4834

Saturday, July 21
Waimea River Walk and Float. Strenuous 10 miles one way (C/F)
Start at Kukui Trailhead and hike down into Waimea Canyon and along the old Waimea River jeep road. Bring floatable tubes to inflate and float down the river for over a mile, passing through a tunnel. End at outskirts of Waimea town and shuttle back to Kukui Trailhead.
Leader: Ken Fasig  808-346-1229

Thursday, August 2
Nu’alolo Trail.   Koke’e State Park.  Very strenuous 7.8 miles (C/F)
A tough but rewarding hike, reaching a spectacular view at Lolo Vista overlooking the Napali Coast.
Leader: Lee Gately  661-373-4834

Sunday, August 5
Maha’ulepu and Makauwahi Cave Reserve.  South Shore.  Moderate 3 miles  (C/E/F)
Enjoy the majestic coastline. Visit the world-class ​archaeological site.
Leader: Allan Rachap 808-212-3108

Saturday, August 11
Kauhoa Ridge Road, Koke’e.  Strenuous 10 miles round trip.  (C/F)
Hike along this Koke’e jeep road that slopes fairly gently for easy walking.
Leader: Ken Fasig  808-346-1229

Thursday, August 16
Maha’ulepu Coastal Hike.  Poipu area.  Moderate 4 miles round trip (C/E/F)
Spectacular coastal walk with breath taking views along this magnificent coastline!
Leader: Lee Gately  661-373-4834

Friday, August 24
Donkey Beach (Kuna Bay) Sunset to Full Moon Coastal Walk. East Shore.   Moderate 4.5 miles one way (C/E/F).
We start off in the late afternoon meeting at Kapa’a Library and shuttle our cars to start our walk along the coastal path from Donkey Beach ending back at the library as we watch the moon rise over the ocean.   This is a ​”​Victory Hike​”​ to celebrate one of Kauai’s victories over Sierra Club’s past 50 years in Hawaii. Learn how the Planning Commission was legally challenged to assure increased building setbacks along the ridge at Donkey Beach to preserve the views on and along the coastline.
Leader: ​Judy Dalton  808-482-1129​

Thursday, August 30
Kuilau Ridge Trail.  East side.  Easy to moderate 3.5miles (C/F)
A gentle steady walk on a wide path with sweeping view of lush valleys and Mount Waiʻaleʻale and Makaleha Mountain Ranges. This trail offers great rewards without a lot of effort. Glorious views and ever-present bird songs reward you along this trail. Hike to bridge and picnic tables for lunch.
Leader: Lee Gately  661-373-4834

Thursday, September 13
Maha’ulepu Coastal Hike.   Poipu area.  Moderate 4 miles round trip (C/E/F)
Spectacular coastal walk with breath taking views along this magnificent coastline!
Leader: Lee Gately  661-373-4834

Saturday, September 22
Wailua Beach To Nukoli’i Beach Sunset to Full Moon 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 with a sky full of stars.
Leader: Judy Dalton  808-482-1129

Sunday, September 23
Maha’ulepu and Makauwahi Cave Reserve.  South Shore.  Moderate 3 miles  (C/E/F)
Enjoy the majestic coastline. Visit the world-class ​archaeological site.
Leader: Allan Rachap 808-212-3108

Thursday, September 27
Canyon Trail to Waipo’o Falls.  Waimea Canyon.  Moderately strenuous 4 miles round trip (E/F)
Unparalleled views of the canyon from the other side.  Visit two waterfalls and dip your toes into a cool pool.
Leader: Lee Gately  661-373-4834