HSTA Upcoming Events

Hilo Chapter Member Social: Kipukapuaulu Trail hike and lunch

Event date: 9/28/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Export event

Posted: Sep 3, 2019
Categories: Events, HSTA Big Island
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Join us for a short hike up Volcano with a picnic lunch to follow

Spend the morning with fellow educator members while enjoying a short hike along Kipukapuaulu Trail in Volcano followed by a picnic lunch. Family members are welcome!

When: Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m. to noon.

Where: Kipukapuaulu Trail (click here for a trail guide)

From Hilo, drive five miles past the entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, turn right on Mauna Loa Road, and drive 1.5 miles to the parking area. Please carpool as parking is limited!

Walking distance: 1.2 miles round trip

Walking time: Approximately 1–1.5 hours round trip

Descent/ascent: The trail is fairly level with a few brief inclines and declines.

Trail rating: Easy

Please wear walking shoes and comfortable clothing. Don't forget to bring plenty of water, a hat, sunscreen, rain gear (if necessary), your lunch and drink, and chairs/mat/blanket to sit on.

After lunch, take advantage of National Public Lands Day with free entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park!

Feel free to download and share our event flyer!