By Diane Ako
Interested in learning some history about Maunawili, in Windward Oahu? On Saturday June 2 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm, Drs. Paul Brennan and Chuck Burrows will lead an archaeological and historical sites tour from Ulupo Heiau to the Liliuokalani’s Retreat and Kukapoki Heiau in upper Maunawili Valley.
Participants will learn how the early Hawaiians managed the natural resources of the Kailua ahupua’a and how Chinese and Japanese farmers grew their rice crops and engaged in truck farming in Kawainui and Maunawili.
The tour is sponsored by Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi, the Kailua Historical Society and the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club. A donation of $10 for the tour is requested and reservations will be limited to 30 persons. The group will car pool between sites.
Reservations should be made by calling Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi at 263-8008 or email AML at firstname.lastname@example.org.