Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club

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Hiking Safety

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

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Trail Clearing

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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

Schedule subject to change, check with hike coordinator for updates.

Date Hike Details
Dec 17   Pupukea Summit 8.2 mi / Ridge
Dec 24   BAY RUM RIDGE 4 mi / Ridge, Valley
Dec 30   La’ie 10 mi / Graded Ridge
Jan 01   Koko Crater 2.8 mi / Ridge
Jan 06   Waimano Tunnels 5 mi / Contour
Jan 07 Kamaile’unu 7 mi / Ridge
Jan 09   Pu’u O Kona 4.9 mi / Ridge
Jan 14   Tripler Ridge 9.2 mi / Ridge
Jan 20   Mo’o Kapu O Haloa Circuit 8 mi / Valley
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From Our Members

I've learned so much from our crew members about native plant species, hiking this island, and invaluable tips on just about everything. — Betsy Fisher