Kona Historical Society – Kona Historical Society's 2017 Online Auction
Auction Ends: Jul 23, 2017 07:00 PM HST

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2 Adult Spaces on HF&T's Rainforest & Dryforest Adventure

Item Number
303
Estimated Value
$400 USD
Sold
$340 USD to jk5ee7ea9
Number of Bids
7  -  Bid History

Item Description

Join Hawaii Forest & Trail as you explore two rare habitats: the cloudmist Kipuka Rainforest on Mauna Loa and the sub-alpine dry forest of Puu Laau on Mauna Kea. Here are two places that represent Hawaii before human contact; places where plants and birds found nowhere else on earth reveal an evolutionary epic of the islands. Don't miss this rare opportunity to witness Hawaii's native birds and forests. Trip is 11-12 hours long, starting from Queen's Marketplace, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Highlights include:

  • Exploration of a cloudmist forest on Maunaloa and a sub-alpine dryforest on Maunakea

  • Visit the last wild Palila habitat in search of this rare & endangered bird

  • Hike in native forest amongst unique endangered plants animals, and insects

  • Discover the jewels of our forest including Amakihi, Iiwi, Elepaio, Apapane, and our endangered Akiapolaau

  • Continental breakfast including fresh local fruit, baked goods, 100% Kona coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Deli-style lunch, with assorted beverages.

    Restrictions: Guests should be able to walk on uneven or rocky terrain. We sometimes encounter cool, wet or muddy conditions. Other tour restrictions may apply.Walking sticks, day packs and rain ponchos provided.

Special Instructions

Valid July 2017-July 2018.  Reservations required.  "No shows" and cancellations within 24 hours void certificate. Blackout dates: December 18-January 6

Proceeds benefit Kona Historical Society, a 501c3 nonprofit. Winning bidder is responsible for shipping (in this case, a gift certficate) and Hawai`i State tax (4.166%). We try our best to ship items as economically as possible. Winning bidder is also responsible for postal insurance if the item’s value is over $500. As with all auctions, item is sold “as is” with no refunds available.

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