Kailua Ahupua'a Geology Tour
Do you want to know how the Ko‘olau eruptive center was formed two million years ago? Sign up now for a popular Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour that includes Kawainui Marsh.
On Saturday, October 3rd from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm., Dr. Floyd McCoy, geology professor from the Windward Community College, will take a tour group to the Pali Lookout, AMERON quarry and Na Pohaku of Hauwahine, by Kawainui Marsh. He will talk about the Ko‘olau eruptive center and how the catastrophic collapse of the windward side of the shield volcano occurred. He'll show the group dike formations and the quarrying operations by AMERON.
Dr. McCoy will then look at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine and explain the geological features of Kawainui . Bring your cameras, sun screen, wear outdoor gear and walking shoes. The group will car pool between sites.
The tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi, and AMERON. Donations of $10 will be accepted. There will be a limit of 30 persons and you must make reservations by calling Ka`imi Rick Scudder at (808) 263-8008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.