October 10, 2009 at 9am to October 13, 2009 at 3pm
Come and spend a few days in Haleakala NP in Kapalaoa Cabin. Meet some new friends, pull a few weeds, and enjoy the view of brightly colored cinder cones, subalpine plants, and dramatic cliffs. The trip is free and transportation is organized from either the airport or Pukalani.
Service trip participants will backpack into the crater to a cabin or campsite and back. This trip will focus on invasive species removal at the Waikou area of Haleakala crater area. Before signing up for a service trip, please go to the FHNP website at www.fhnp.org, create an account, then log into the account to learn more about the trips and certify your readiness for a service trip. Call Matt (808)876-1673 or Elizabeth (808)264-4757 for more information and to make reservations to join a…See More
Service trip participants will backpack into the crater to a cabin or campsite and back. Depending upon the trip, the group will perform one of a number of tasks ranging from cabin maintenance to native planting to invasive species removal. An Interpretive Park Ranger will be along on the Service/Learning trips. Before signing up for a service trip, please go to the FHNP website at www.fhnp.org, create an account, then log into the account to learn more about the trips and certify your…See More
"Do not burn yourselves out. Be a reluctant enthusiast .. A part time crusader, a half hearted fanatic. Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. So get out there and hunt and fish and mess around with your friends, ramble out yonder and explore the forests, climb the mountains bag the peaks run the rivers. Breathe deep of that yet sweet and lucid air, sit quietly for a while and contemplate the precious stillness, the lovely mysterious and awesome space. Enjoy yourselves keep your brain in your head and your head firmly attached to the body, the body active and alive and I promise you this much; I promise you this one sweet victory over our enemies, over those desk bound men and women with their hearts in safe deposit boxes, and their eyes hypnotized by desk calculators. I promise you this; You will out live the bastards!" Edward Abbey
When Glenn Martinez and his wife Liz opened their farm in Waimänalo over a decade ago, Glenn knew he would farm organically. What he couldn't have fathomed is how his farm would evolve over that decade, seamlessly aligning with the principles of Permaculture. And not by luck, mind you. Glenn is an articulate, mechanically minded, forward-thinking famer and stands by his convictions of education and hard work. It s no accident Olomana Gardens is leading the charge in Hawaii for aquaponics, one of the smartest and most sustainable ways to farm organically.