TODAY, Dec. 29
GREEN LAKE HIKE WITH THE SIERRA CLUB
Where: Green Lake, Kapoho
When: Dec. 29
Details: Take a morning hike with the Sierra Club to historic Green Lake and the rim of the crater for the view. Donation of $5 goes to the caretaker. Call to sign up and get more information; www. hi.sierraclub.org/Hawaii/outings.html.
Contact: Sunny LaPlante, 964-5017
NIAULANI NATURE WALK IN VOLCANO VILLAGE
Where: VAC Niaulani Campus
When: 11 a.m. Dec. 29
Details: Niaulani Nature Walk — Free Guided Rain Forest Tour in Volcano. This one-hour nature walk travels through a lush portion of an old-growth Hawaiian rain forest on an easy, short loop trail. The walk introduces individuals, families, and groups to the native plants and birds of Volcano. Guides focus not only on the biological, ecological, and geological features of the area, but also the cultural usages of flora and fauna by native Hawaiians. Offered every Monday at 9:30 a.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. Free; donations welcome. Call 967-8222 for more information.
Contact: A. Spaur, 967-8222, email@example.com
SUNDAY, Dec. 30
JOIN IN THE BIG DOG’S RESOLUTION RUN/WALK
Where: Coconut Island, Hilo
When: 8 a.m. Dec. 30
Details: Big Dog’s Resolution 5K Run/Walk benefits the Food Basket. Cost is $5 or a canned good. Resolve to be healthy and fit, while helping the less fortunate; 969-7400.
Contact: Wayne “Big Dog” Joseph, 969-9407, firstname.lastname@example.org
WALKING IN THE WILD MEDITATION
Where: ‘Iole, historic Bond Homestead, Kapaau
When: 8:30-10 a.m. Jan. 5
Details: Gavin Harrison leads easy, silent hike on first Saturday of each month. Meditation concludes with a few minutes of silence together followed by refreshments. Suggested donation: $10-$15.
Contact: info@iolehawaii. com or 889-5151