The annual Christmas tree cutting event will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 9:00 to noon at Puu Niauniau, on Crater Road about 1/2 mile before the park entry gate. Wear closed toed shoes and weather protection and bring a hand saw and gloves. Cut or pull as many pine trees as you can to help protect Haleakala National Park from these invasive plants. Take home trees or cuttings to decorate your home for the holidays! For more information, write email@example.com
The schedule of service trips in 2014 is now available under the Service Trip link.
Click on EVENTS for our free public programs on Haleakala's natural resources and Maui's environmental issues.
Photo by Christa Matthews
The general purpose of the FRIENDS OF HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, INC., a Hawai'i non-profit corporation, is to support educational, cultural, research, and service activities relating to the park and its ecosystems.
The mission of the Friends of Haleakala National Park is to assist the park and the National Park Service to achieve the purposes and goals for which they were established: to preserve Haleakala's unique ecosystems, scenic character, and associated Native Hawaiian cultural and spiritual resources. The Friends also provide educational, inspirational, and recreational opportunities compatible with preserving the many natural, cultural, and spiritual resources of Haleakala so as to leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
Directors & Officers
Matt Wordeman, President
Kiope Raymond, Vice President
Mele Stokesberry, Secretary
Mary Santa Maria, Treasurer
Martha E. Martin, Director
Don Reeser, Director
Elizabeth Speith, Director
Shannon Wianecki, Director
Fern Duvall II
Friends of Haleakala National Park
P.O. Box 322 ~ Makawao, HI 96768
(808) 876-1673 ~