HILT Annual Picnic this Saturday—Schedule of Events

Thanks to our event sponsor, Boeing, HILT's Annual Picnic is shaping up to be a fun—and full—day of exploration and celebration. Please remember to wear sun-smart clothing and protection, it is likely to be hot. There is lots going on, below is a cheat sheet so you can plan your day. Event schedule and special info:

10 a.m. – Natural history of the Refuge, a native ecology tour with Stephanie Seidman of Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

10:30 a.m. – Lo‘i tour with Penny Levin of E kupaku ka ‘aina

11 a.m. & Noon – Refuge Walks with Hawaiian Islands Land Trust

11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Maui Huliau Environmental Youth Film Festival Screenings (entire show is 1 hour)

11:30 to 1:00 – Free BBQ Picnic

All day from 10 - 2 p.m.:

  • Waihe‘e history and talk story
  • Music by Joel Katz and Benny Uetaki
  • Cultural Demonstrations: 
poi pounding, ‘ahu ‘awa cordage weaving, kapa beating with Shari Lee
  • Pacific Whale Foundation – keiki crafts
  • Maui Invasive Species Committee
  • West Maui Mountains Watershed Partnership – Watershed Plinko game
  • Explore Maui's stream specimens with Skippy Hau, Dept. of Aquatic Resources
We look forward to seeing you Saturday. Please confirm your attendance so we know how many burgers to throw on the grill. RSVP by calling 
(808) 244-5263 or emailing info@hilt.org.