Volunteering on Vacation: Haleakala National Park Service Trip

12/17/2011 - 1:00pm
Haleakala National Park
Is a MWF event: 

NEW! Experience Haleakala for the first time or in a new way; choose early morning or late afternoon. Now offered on the first Saturday and third Sunday of every month. Want to see spectacular views at 7,000 feet, watch rare native birds and save unique ecosystems found nowhere else on the planet?  Come to Haleakala National Park. Pacific Whale Foundation will host a group of volunteers to pull invasive pine trees and enjoy a picnic lunch afterwards at Hosmer Grove. Join the growing worldwide trend of "voluntourism" by participating in the Volunteering on Vacation program offered by Pacific Whale Foundation. In exchange for your efforts, you'll receive a free tote bag and the satisfaction of joining in efforts to protect Maui's unique environment. Warm clothes, long pants and closed-toed shoes are required. Bring water and lunch. Participants get to experience the park for free. Transportation is provided.  Participants can meet in front of the Pacific Whale Foundation Store, located in the Harbor Shops of Ma'alaea at 7:30 am (first Saturday)/ 1:00pm (third Sunday) or at 8:15 am (first Saturday)/ 1:30 pm (third Sunday) in the parking lot of Tavares Community Center, located in Pukalani. Reservations required. Please call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. From the U.S. Mainland, please call 1-800-942-5311. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at http://volunteersonvacation.org.