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 December 23, 1866, 35 people gathered together to organize the congregation of Siloama and establish the first church at Kalawao. Siloama means "Church of the Healing Spring". The protestant church structure was dedicated in 1871 and rebuilt in 1966.