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Evening talk about Hapa Trail - Koloa Plantation Days, Kauai, Hawaii
 
 
Evening talk about Hapa Trail Hosted by Koloa Community Association and Hui Malama o Koloa

Learn about the archaeological significance of Hapa Trail and the Ko‾loa Field System, the most significant and unique field system of all of Polynesia. From esteemed archaeologist Hal Hammett, presented by the Ko‾loa Community Association.

Hal Hammett will be preceded by Ted Blake (ED Ma‾lama Ko‾loa) will give an overview of the Kumulipo, the Hawaiian chant of the creation of the world; Ben Sullivan (Energy & Sustainability Coordinator, Kaua’i County) on the causes of the weather phenomenons beleaguering earth today; and Patrick Thesken, a fourth year University of Hawai’i Plant Production major on the nutrient cycle in the field system; all followed by Hal Hammatt on how Hawaiians through careful management of natural resources, sustained a large and thriving population not only from the land but from the sea also.

If you plan to attend the walk on Saturday, this is a great option to get the full background in a lecture setting. If you are not able to attend the walk this is a good way to get an overview of the area and its significance.



 

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Activity details at a glance

Date: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission: Free

Contact: 808-639-3248

Location:
Koloa Neighborhood Center
3461B Weliweli Rd, Koloa
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