Natural Areas of Hawaii

Makawao Forest Reserve

Below are images from the construction of the Multi-Use Kahakapao Loop Trail in the Makawao Forest Reserve, Maui (Hawaii).   Folks who helped build and maintain the trail include Na Ala Hele staff, Na Ala Hele volunteers, Americorps, Eagle Scouts, citizens of Makawao town, Maui Bicycle Alliance members, Oahu Sierra Club members, and many others.   To help maintain existing trails and construct new ones contact Na Ala Hele at (808)873-3509.

Building the Kahakapao Loop Trail

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Trail area
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Fern grotto

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Trail being built
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More trail being built

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New trail through ash forest
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New picnic table at overlook

Upper Gulch Crossing - West wall - Hapuu barrel

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Upper Gulch Crossing - East wall - Looking Makai

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Upper Gulch Crossing - East wall - Looking Mauka

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Lower Gulch Crossing - East wall - Looking Mauka

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Lower Gulch Crossing - East wall - Looking Makai

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This page was created on 01 November 2005 Starr, and was last updated on 03 March 2007 by Starr.
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