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  •  Flora of Hawai’i: Alahe’e

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    Alahe’e is an indigenous plant: It is found on all of the Hawaiian Islands, other names: Walahe’e, ‘Ohe’e. Hawaiian name meaning: alahe’e means slippery/wandering fragrance or “slippery like the squid (octopus).” Ironically, spears were fashioned for capturing he’e (octopus) and  Read More

  • The Clubhouse Chronicles: What Does It Mean to Be Home?

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    Bio: Malia, Josh, and Mehana Collins are the newest live-in residents at the HTMC clubhouse. Malia was born and raised in Maunawili and has always talked about moving back home. She started writing a series on moving to and  Read More

  • Remembering Nathan Yuen 

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    Nate’s Celebration of Life was on Saturday September 17th from 4-8pm at Sea Life Park. At the memorial the below words were read (after Nate commented on how much he liked them when June Miyasato spoke them at Mabel Kekina’s  Read More

  • Community Volunteer Opportunities on Oahu

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    “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Gandhi  Volunteering can be a wonderful way to connect with and give back to the ‘aina and community. The organizations listed below have ongoing  Read More

  • HTMC 2022 Holiday Luau – Volunteer Sign Up

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    It is hard to believe that the last HTMC Holiday Luau was in 2019! Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner, so if we are going to have a luau this year, we need to  Read More

  • Flora of Hawai’i: Mamaki

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    Mamaki is an endemic species: plants are only found and grow in Hawai’i Botanical name: Pipturus albidus (it is part of the nettle family, Urticaceae) Common Name: Waimea pipturus (on Kauai) Range: Found on all Hawaiian Islands except Kaho’olawe and Ni’ihau. Grows in costal  Read More

  • Hike Safely: Establish a Flight Plan

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    Step 1: Ahead of Time: Select at least two people that agree to be your “Captains.”   Step 2: Ahead of Time: Provide your Captains with the following personal information: Your cell phone number and any satellite device you may  Read More

  • Uloha promotes HTMC: August 2022

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    Uloha recently volunteered with the HTMC Trail Clearing Crew on Waimano Trail. They created a video of the experience to promote, document and acknowledge the volunteer work of the dedicated HTMC trail clearers. CLICK HERE to view “Waimano Trail Work  Read More

  • Nate Yuen’s body found below Waimano Trail

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    It is with extreme regret that we announce that the search for Nathan Yuen was called off today after his body was recovered. Nate went missing after going hiking on Sunday. We do not know the details of what happened, but  Read More

  • Talk Story with Carole Moon

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    HTMC Talk Story Interview #09 July 25, 2022 For the PDF version CLICK HERE Joined HTMC: mid 1980s Favorite hike: Poamoho Favorite trail food: Dried aku along with sliced cucumbers, radish, or carrots with an orange or pear and  Read More