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Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Corp.


HTMC has always been an ohana of volunteers. No one gets paid; everyone chips in to keep the club active, exciting, and running on schedule. We depend on our friends and fellow hikers to serve as Board members, officers, and committee members. Please consider donating a couple of hours a week to HTMC!

Join a Committee

Volunteer to help on an HTMC committee!

Books and Records Committee:

Blaise  Smith (Chair), Yuri Shichishima, and Des Matsuno

Goals: Organize and digitize the club records in order to help create and preserve the clubs historic records.


Clubhouse Committee:

Pat Rooney & Barb Bruno (co-chairs), Susan Vesel, Hawkins Biggins and John Braum

Goals: Responsible for selecting and managing the resident of the Luciano Pena Memorial Clubhouse along with handeling the clubhouse reservations and events.


Events Committee:

Hawkins Biggins (chair), John Braum, David Chin, Pat Rooney & Vanessa Cole

Goals: Provide monthly events with presenters who share experiences and information related to hiking, plants, and more


Facebook Committee

Dale Yoshizu (chair), Ellyn Tong, Betsy Weatherford & Hawkins Biggins

Goals: Help keep members informed about HTMC updates, share hiking related information and manage members posts.


Hike Committee:

Stuart Ball, John Braum, Mike Algiers, Steve Davis & Hawkins Biggins

Goals: Schedule the club hikes and trail clearings and help manage the Hike Coordinators.


Hike Safety Committee: 

Bobbie Foster (Chair), Dana Miller, Sandy June Akers, Betsy Fisher, Angela Nam & Brittney Ancheta

Goals: addresses hike safety during trail clearings and club hikes for members, hike coordinators and trail clearers to address safety in three areas; preventative, during hikes and after hikes.


Newsletter Committee:

Hawkins Biggins (Chair), Susan Vesel

Goals: Create a monthly HTMC Newsletter to keep members informed about hikes, events and club updates


Public Relations Committee:

Stewart Taggart (Chair)

Goals: Educate the community about hike safety, and encourage them to hike safely and responsibly.


Property Maintenance:

John Braum (Chair), Mike Algiers

Goals: Help with the upkeep of our historic Clubhouse organizing and attending quarterly maintenance work days


Website Committee:

Nate Luzod, David Chin, Eric Zhang, Hawkins Biggins, Stewart Taggart & Winona Farias

Goals: Maintain and update the website by posting news items, hikes and events.


Become a Hike Coordinator

Hike Coordinators lead 4 hikes per year and attend the Trail Clearing for those hikes, which is a time commitment is 8 days per year. Please consider applying. If you have any questions, please contact the Hike Committee (

To apply to the position of Hike Coordinator for HTMC please complete this application.

Join the Trail Clearing Crew

Every Sunday the HTMC Trail Clearing Crew clears a trail for an upcoming club hike. The trail clearers use a variety of tools, from loppers to sickles and machetes, to keep the trails open by cutting invasive plants. Anyone is welcome to join trail clearings for open hikes, and HTMC members may join the Members Only trail clearings. You can earn a Trail Clearing patch after coming on two trail clearings and non-members can use up to two trail clearings towards your HTMC membership.

To get notification for upcoming trail clearings email

Give a Presentation

Did you go on an exciting trip or hike the Pacific Crest Trail barefoot?
Share your experiences with other HTMC members in a short presentation. Show some pictures. Bring some mementos. Contact