|Maunalei Arboretum and West Maui Rainforest Hike
Kapalua Resort Activity Desk
Maui's natural treasures, the West Maui Mountains are home
to the 75 year old Maunalei Arboretum. The Maunalei Arboretum
is nestled in the tropical rainforest above Kapalua. View
examples of exotic plant life and native reforestation during
a narrated hike through this exclusive and private wonderland.
Taste exotic fruit, in season, while learning about the natural and cultural
history of Maui. Experience spectacular views of the outer
islands and surrounding coastline. Transportation, continental
breakfast and refreshments are included.
are conducted by Latatudes & Adatudes, d.b.a. Maui Eco-ADVENTURES,
seven days a week; 8:00am - noon. Hikes are subject to availability;
advance reservations are required.
For more information on LADAtudes and ADAtudes,
Kukui Nature Walk
August TBD, 2004
Nature Society will offer a select few individuals a "once-in-a-lifetime"
nature walk through Pu'u Kukui Preserve, one of Hawaii's most
biologically rich regions and the site of some of the state's
last strands of pristine native rainforest.
Helicopters will airlift participants from Kapalua to a constructed
boardwalk which traverses through the Pu'u Kukui bogs and
cloud forests. Randy Bartlett, Maui Land & Pine Company's
Watershed Supervisor, and his staff will educate participants
on the area's natural history and how it is currently being
preserved for future generations. Cost: To be announced in
more information or to receive an application, write or call:
Kapalua Nature Society
800 Kapalua Drive
Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii 96761