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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Archaeology and History Tour of old Kailua and Maunawili Valley on Sat., April 6th

One of Liliuokalani’s residences, unidentified (source: Wikipedia)

Dr. Paul Brennan and Dr. Chuck Burrows will lead an archaeological and historical sites tour on April 6th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. 

See Ulupo Heiau then car pool to “old Kailua”, Liliuokalani’s Retreat and Kukapoki Heiau in upper Maunawili Valley. Participants will learn how the early Hawaiians managed the natural resources of the Kailua ahupua’a and how Chinese and Japanese farmers grew their rice crops and engaged in truck farming in Kawainui and Maunawili. 

The tour is sponsored by Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi, the Kailua Historical Society and the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club. A donation of $10 is suggested and reservations will be limited to 30 persons. We will car pool between sites.

Participants should have good footwear and bring bug spray, water and snacks. 

The tour has filled up, but you can get on the standby list by calling Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi at 263-8008 or email AML at <email @>.

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