Tags: Ala Kahakai Trail Association

Saving a path for connection: Ala Kahakai Trail Association secures funding to purchase Waikapuna

by Kaleo Paik, Board Member, Ala Kahakai Trail Association This year’s Hike the Hill in Washington, D.C. focused on the perpetual renewal of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which had far reaching effects for protection of the National Trails System through land acquisitions. The…

Ala Kahakai NHT: 2018 Highlights

Ala Kahakai Trail Association (AKTA) OUTREACH AKTA conducted seven hikes along portions of the trail and six community events.   AKTA worked with a trail intern to create a presentation template that was used as an educational piece for six community meetings. PROTECTION AKTA received 100…

Keko’o Brown

Name: Keko’o Brown Age: 29 Current City/State: Mountain View, HI Hometown: Moku o Keawe, HI Education: Anthropology/Hawaiian Archaeology at University of Hawaii at Hilo Trail Represented: Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: Ala Kahakai Trail Association Internship Title: Community Outreach and Education Intern…

Connecting with lineal descendants in Hawaii

By Ala Kahakai Trail Association Adapted from AKTA emails and social media Under the terms of its cooperative funding agreement with the National Park Service, Ala Kahakai Trail Association (AKTA) is obligated to host at least six community events per funding year. In February and…

Ala Kahakai NHT 2017 Highlights

Ala Kahakai Trail Association (AKTA) E Mau Nā Ala Hele (EM) OUTREACH Programs — AKTA used a foundation grant to hold two community outreach education programs on the trail; engaged in three events with a booth to pass out information and talk to community about…