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Ala Kahakai

National Historic Trail - Hawaiʻi

Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail is a 175-mile (282 km) long trail located on the island of Hawaii. It is not yet a continuous "trail", but can be accessed at several broken segments along the coastline of the Big Island. The trail was established to access the traditional Ancient Hawaiian culture along with the natural geology of the island.

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Official visitor map of Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail (NHT) in Hawaiʻi. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Ala Kahakai - Visitor Map

Official visitor map of Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail (NHT) in Hawaiʻi. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Driving Map of the Island of Hawaiʻi (Hawaii). Published by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.Hawaiʻi - Driving Map

Driving Map of the Island of Hawaiʻi (Hawaii). Published by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.

Vintage map of Hawaiian Islands - Hawaii South 1951. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Hawaiʻi - Vintage USGS Map - Hawaii South 1951

Vintage map of Hawaiian Islands - Hawaii South 1951. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Vintage map of Hawaiian Islands - Hawaii North 1951. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Hawaiʻi - Vintage USGS Map - Hawaii North 1951

Vintage map of Hawaiian Islands - Hawaii North 1951. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

https://www.nps.gov/alka/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ala_Kahakai_National_Historic_Trail Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail is a 175-mile (282 km) long trail located on the island of Hawaii. It is not yet a continuous "trail", but can be accessed at several broken segments along the coastline of the Big Island. The trail was established to access the traditional Ancient Hawaiian culture along with the natural geology of the island. Established in 2000 to preserve, protect and interpret traditional Native Hawaiian culture and natural resources, Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail is a 175 mile corridor encompassing a network of culturally and historically significant trails. This "trail by the sea" traverses wahi pana (storied landscapes), ancient Hawaiian sites and over 200 ahupuaʻa (traditional land divisions). Connect now! Open sections of the Ala Kahakai NHT can be accessed through the four Hawai'i Island National Parks: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes NP, Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau NHP, Kaloko-Honokōhau NHP and Pu'ukoholā Heiau NHS. The Nā Ala Hele State Trails and Access Programʻs "Ala Kahakai Trail" in South Kohala is also open to the public. Additional sections of the trail are opened as they are sufficiently managed to protect the trail and associated areas. Waiulaula Bay sandy beach Sandy beach after a storm On the historic Kiholo-Puako Trail Trail stewards are greeted by the trail crew, who are performing traditional cultural protocol. A group of people including men, women and children walk in a single file line away from the camera, on a wide, straight, historic trail that cuts through a rough ʻaʻa lava field. The trail appears as a light grey, against the darker lava lining it, the On the historic Kiholo-Puako Trail Trail stewards are greeted by the trail crew, who are performing traditional cultural protocol. A group of people including men, women and children walk in a single file line away from the camera, on a wide, straight, historic trail that cuts through a rough ʻaʻa lava field. The trail appears as a light grey, against the darker lava lining it, the On the historic Kiholo-Puako Trail Trail stewards are greeted by the trail crew, who are performing traditional cultural protocol. A group of people including men, women and children walk in a single file line away from the camera, on a wide, straight, historic trail that cuts through a rough ʻaʻa lava field. The trail appears as a light grey, against the darker lava lining it, the 2020 WORLDFEST FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS In 2020 Harpers Ferry Center (HFC) won eight awards at WorldFest Houston. Many of these can be viewed over the summer through our upcoming film festival in celebration of HFC’s 50th Anniversary. (Note: The Special Jury REMI Award is given for a ranking of A+ and recognizes the top films in each category.) Green trees grow in red dirt canyons unde a cloudy sky. Queen Lili'uokalani Queen Lili‘uokalani was the last sovereign of Hawai‘i. Many continue to admire Lili‘uokalani for her resolute and peaceful resistance to the US businessmen who ended her reign and to the United States’ annexation of Hawai‘i during the 1890s. Regal Hawaiian woman in sumptuous beaded gown sits for professional photo

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