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Photo Safari - May 14, 2016 

Join the Friends of Haleakala National Park for a nature & wildlife photo safari!


Photographer James Petruzzi will offer instruction for capturing great shots on a half-day hike in Haleakala National Park on Saturday, May 14, 2016. He will discuss the challenges of forest photography, taking macro shots of plants and insects, use of tripod/monopod, and habits of Hawaiian honeycreepers. Photographers of any level of expertise are welcome. The hike will include Hosmer’s Grove and the Supply Trail. A National Park Service guide will share additional knowledge of the native flora and fauna. Potential photographic subjects include: honeycreepers, pueo (Hawaiian short-eared owl), native trees and shrubs, rock faces, and stream (if flowing). 


This free workshop is limited to 20 people. Attendees will need to pay fee or present pass to enter the park. Meet at Hosmer’s Grove (first left after park entrance on Crater Road). Please allow 40 minutes driving time from Pukalani.


Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 8:30 to 11:30 am.

Limit: 20 people

Please contact Mele at 808-205-4067 for reservations.


What to Bring:

Any type of camera (a DSLR w/ telephoto lens is recommended for birds and a macro lens for plants and bugs)

Raingear, water and trail snacks

Clean close toed shoes (free from dirt and weed seeds)

 This free public event is part of a series celebrating the Friends of Haleakala National Park’s 20th birthday and the National Park Service Centennial.

Supported by NEEF and Toyota

Details of other 20th anniversary events will be posted soon.  Create an account at FHNP Account to join our e-mail list and be the first to hear. 


Friends of Haleakala National Park
P.O. Box 322 ~ Makawao, HI 96768
(808) 876-1673