Active Bee Swarms on Pali Trail
Bee hives and swarms have been observed in the vicinity of switchback 26 on the Pali (cliff) Trail. Additional hives may be along the trail. Hikers should be observant of their surroundings and exercise caution.
The Walls of Kalaupapa
The Kalaupapa Peninsula is full of rock walls.
The original people built some of these walls, including a nearly complete ahupua`a boundary wall.
Other walls were built by residents of the Kalawao and Kalaupapa isolation settlements.
Walls defined spaces, marked boundaries, and kept animals in or kept animals out.
Did You Know?
On April 15, 1969, exactly 80 years after his death, a statue of Father Damien was unveiled in Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol. An identical statue can also be found in front of Hawaii's State Capitol in Honolulu.