South Maui Heritage Corridor 


 The Coastal Heritage Corridor was begun when Helen Felsing of the (KCA) Kihei Community Association Corridor Volunteer Action Committee arranged for the installation of  a series of 13 interpretive signs along the south coast of Maui in the 1980's.  The hope for years to come was to join the areas with a trail extending from the boardwalk near the Kealia Pond to Makena.

At a KCA meeting in 2002, two advocates spoke about the Heritage Corridor and the possibility for a trail.  Bob and Lis Richardson realized that a portion of that corridor was in an area where they were working as volunteers already at the west end of the Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission (KIRC) lands.  (KIRC has been a very active and supportive partner in this project).  Their small trail effort would come to be recognized as the first completed section and Hoaloha 'Aina (aka South Maui Volunteers) was formed.  

With the help of many volunteers, groups, and organizations the trail has expanded each year since 2002.    Cooperation among government agencies, Parks, and neighbors who own abutting lands make the continuation of the Heritage Corridor Trail possible.  

Join South Maui Volunteers on Monday mornings!  Whether you have only one Monday morning to volunteer or you become a 'regular', we welcome your help!