Kumu Pa’a i Ka ‘Aina 2013
Days 1 & 2: Photo(s) of the Day(s) 1/14-15/2013
End of the first day at Mauna Kea
Trail mapping at Pololu
Kumu Alex explaining the assignment
Whale watching at Kapu’u
rainy day at Pololu -> sunny on the coast!
De-boning ti leaves.
Merrie Monarch Ho’ike Night – In the opening night of Merrie Monarch, 5 different halau performed. Katie and Ben are the first of Halau Kumu Pa’a i ka ‘Aina to grace the stage in Hilo as volunteer dancers.
Watering the newly planted koa trees at Pu’u Wa’a Wa’a.
Checking out the soil.
Looking at a road cut to see the lava rock more clearly.
Jillian, being eaten by sphagnum moss. She’s the first casualty of the program this year.
Active Lava Flow.
Sunrise. Haleakala Crater, Maui
Uhi Uhi (Caesalpinia kavaienis) – a critically endangered species – blooming in Waikoloa Dryland Forest.
Taking data on Kohala Mountain