Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club
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Hiking Safety

Our trails can be as treacherous as they are beautiful. Each year, dozens of people are rescued and/or injured in Hawaii’s mountains. Most of these incidents are avoidable.

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Get Involved

We are an ohana of volunteers and enthusiasts dedicated to enjoying, protecting and conserving Hawaii’s vast network of hiking trails. Joining or helping out is easy.

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The Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club was organized in 1910 by Alexander Hume Ford. It had enjoyed an informal existence for many years before that time.

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Club News

Upcoming Hikes

All hikes meet at 'Iolani Palace at 8:00am unless otherwise noted. Schedule subject to change, check with hike coordinator for updates.

Dec 21  Waimano 14 mi / Contour
Dec 27  Pu’u Ma’eli’eli 3 mi / Ridge
Dec 28 Olomana 5.2 mi / Ridge
Jan 01  Koko Crater 3 mi / Ridge
Jan 04 Kamaile’unu 7 mi / Ridge
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From Our Members

I've learned so much from our crew members about native plant species, hiking this island, and invaluable tips on just about everything. — Betsy Fisher