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  • Multiple Days: 05/23/2014, 05/30/2014, 06/06/2014, 06/13/2014, 06/20/2014, 06/27/2014, 07/02/2014, 07/11/2014, 07/19/2014, 07/25/2014, 08/01/2014, 08/09/2014, 08/15/2014, 08/29/2014, 09/05/2014, 09/13/2014, 09/19/2014, 09/26/2014 Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

    Stewardship at the Summit

    For contact information please visit the "Stewardship at the Summit!" page.

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    Come help out the park and the 'aina (land) by cutting invasive himalayan ginger (Heydechium gardnerianum) on park trails. Loppers and gloves are provided. Participants are encouraged to wear long sleeve shirts, long pants and close toed shoes. Work is often in the shade of the forest with sweet sounds of native honey creepers like 'apapane, 'amakihi and 'ōma'o above to serenade as you work. Water, snacks, rain gear and sun protection are recommended. This project is open to the public and no reservations are required. Interested people can stop by Kīlauea Visitor Center to get directions and more information. The hike is around a one mile, moderate round trip into Kīlauea caldera down the Halem'auma'u trail, leaving from Kīlauea Visitor Center. The hike involves walking over rough uneven terrain on a dirt and rock path, with up to a 400' elevation change. 

    Dates:

    Friday  June 13, 2014 
    Friday  June 20, 2014 
    Friday  June 27, 2014
    Wednesday  July 2, 2014 
    Friday  July 11, 2014
    Saturday  July 19, 2014
    Friday  July 25, 2014 
    Friday August 1, 2014 
    Saturday  August 9, 2014 
    Friday  August 15, 2014 
    Friday  August 29, 2014 
    Friday  September 5, 2014 
    Saturday September 13, 2014 
    Friday  September 19, 2014 
    Friday  September 26, 2014 

    Location: Kīlauea Visitor Center, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Free event - Park entrance fees apply

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