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.

Learn about safe hiking

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

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

Date Hike Details
Feb 13 Palehua 3.5 mi / Ridge
Feb 13 Mokule’ia Campout Camping Trip
Feb 14 Kahekili 2.5 mi / Ridge
Feb 20   Kaiwi Coastline Beginner Plant ID 2 mi / Shoreline
Feb 21   Pu’u Heleakala 6 mi / Ridge
Feb 27   Malaekahana Pools 5 mi / Ridge, Valley
Feb 28 Kea’au Ridge 5.3 mi / Ridge
Mar 06   Kaunala 6 mi / Ridge
Mar 12   Kuaokala 5 mi / Ridge
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From Our Members

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