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National Park Week at Haleakalā

April 26, 2012, 10:31 AM HST
* Updated April 26, 10:32 AM
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Haleakalā National Park - Kīpahulu District signage, photo by Wendy Osher

By Wendy Osher

In celebration of National Park Week, Haleakalā National Park is offering free admission through Sunday, April 29.

Summit Area activities include guided hikes through varying environments, a citizen scientist program, and trivia challenges.

Kīpahulu Area activities include Hawaiian cultural demonstrations, talk story hours, and guided hikes with views of waterfalls and streams.

The week began with a series of special events including Volunteer and Earth Day activities.  There will also be a Junior Ranger Day coming up on April 28.

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Tonight, Friends of Haleakalā National Park invites the public to a multi-media presentation titled A walk in the park: A how-to guide to camping, hiking, and service in Haleakalā National Park.  The event will be held at UH Maui College, Ka Lama room 103, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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