Native Plants and Animals in the Mokuleʻia Forest Reserve

Native Plants and Animals in the Mokuleʻia Forest Reserve

On the second day of the HTMC camp out in the Mokuleʻia Forest Reserve, I looked for rare native plants and animals in Pahole Natural Area Reserve. Our camp site was located at about 2,200 feet elevation.  During the night the temperature dropped to 60 degrees and...
Lua’alaea Falls in Manoa

Lua’alaea Falls in Manoa

I joined the Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club (HTMC) for a Saturday hike to Lua’alaea Falls deep in the back of lush green Manoa Valley. The hike to Lua’alaea Falls starts from the same trailhead as Manoa Falls which has become a heavily used site for...