Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club
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Hiking Safety

Our trails can be as treacherous as they are beautiful. Each year, dozens of people are rescued and/or injured in Hawaii’s mountains. Most of these incidents are avoidable.

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Get Involved

We are an ohana of volunteers and enthusiasts dedicated to enjoying, protecting and conserving Hawaii’s vast network of hiking trails. Joining or helping out is easy.

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The Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club was organized in 1910 by Alexander Hume Ford. It had enjoyed an informal existence for many years before that time.

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Club News

Upcoming Hikes

All hikes meet at 'Iolani Palace at 8:00am unless otherwise noted. Schedule subject to change, check with hike coordinator for updates.

Date Hike Details
Aug 30   Makiki Tantalizer 6 mi / Ridge
Sep 05   Kalauao 4.4 mi / Valley
Sep 06 Kawainui 3.4 mi / Valley
Sep 13   Kahana Ditch Trail 8 mi / Valley
Sep 20 Lanihuli 9 mi / Ridge
Sep 26   La’ie 10 mi / Graded Ridge
Sep 27   ‘Ehukai Kaunala 5.4 mi / Ridge
Oct 03   Wiliwilinui 4 mi / Ridge
Oct 04   ‘Iliahi Ridge 5.8 mi / Ridge, Valley
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From Our Members

When I go hiking, all my troubles go away. — Jeanette Vu