Crunch crunch crunch. We’re walking on an old lava field, from one of the last lava flows in
Maui’s history, possibly 500 years
old. It sounds like walking on tortilla chips.
|Walking through a kipuka (a "hole in the lava flow" where vegetation grows, |
walking on the old lava flow, jagged rocks, and bottom right: goat pellets.
Our guides are Joe and Dave, who work for the 'Āhihi-Kīna'u  Natural Reserve, on the southern tip of
Maui, south of Makena and Wailea. We’re trekking to a
secret spot north of La Perouse Bay to do a service project with