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The Ala Kahakai NHT's triangular-shaped sign featured a yellow hook against a blue background

Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Ala Kahakai Trail Association (AKTA) provided the following highlights for the Ala Kahakai NHT during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience AKTA closed on a land acquisition of 1300 acres at Kaunamano on October 12, 2021, were able to…

2020 Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail Highlights

Ala Kahakai Trail Association (ATA) E Mau Nā Ala Hele (E Mau) OUTREACH Programs — During the pandemic, the ATA continued taking small groups of hikers along the trail in accordance with State restrictions for gatherings. PROTECTION Signs — ATA maintained signs and replaced lost…

2019 Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail Highlights

Ala Kahakai Trail Association (ATA) E Mau Nā Ala Hele (E Mau) OUTREACH Education — ATA initiated a program that taught intermediate and high school students from six schools about the trail and its significance to our history. The program included a classroom lecture about…

PNTS publishes Ala Kahakai Trail protection case study

by Don Owen, Consultant and Case Study Author, Partnership for the National Trails System The Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) has published its fourth case study about national trail protection efforts. “Protecting Waikapuna: Nana i waele mua i ke ala, mahope aku makou,…

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…

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…