Hīpu'u Puna Field Trip
October 14th and 15th
The field trip to Puna will include visits to a variety of locations that characterize and tell the story of this dynamic part of Hawaii. We donʻt have permission from to go to the lava! We will meet with individuals who are preparing for the lava and individuals who have live though this kind of natural disaster in the past.
8:00 AM Van will Leave Boys and Girls Club Hilo
8:30 AM Meet in Keaau by the Ace Hardware
9:00 - Puna Geothermal Power plant
10:00 - Visit to steam vent in on the drive to Kalapana. Caves that are natural saunas. They are situated right along the rift zone.
10:30 - Cave of Refuge hike - Headlamps and or flashlights needed.
11:30 - return from hike to lava tube Drive to Kaimu
11:45 - Eat lunch at Uncle Roberts in Kaimu - presentation from locals who experienced lava flow.
12:45 - short walk to Kaimu new beach. 20 year development of a sandy beach.
1:30 Closing Circle - Drive back to Hilo be at Keaau Ace hardware at 2:00. Hilo by 2:30.
Please Fill out this form if you intend to participate in this field trip.