Monthly Archives: July 2012

Koke’e part 2 of 2: The Mesic Forest

The Pihea and Alakai Swamp trails are some of the most popular trails in Koke’e. Birders of all persuasions find these trails to be almost guaranteed¬†sightings of native forests birds as well as the chance to see something rare. For … Continue reading

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Koke’e Part 1 of 2: The Wet Forest

After 2 years, I finally returned to Koke’e on Kaua’i. Did I learn anything in that intervening time… or did I just regress? Either way, hiking through that native forest is still such a blissful experience…

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Snapshot: Kolea

One of the neatest looking Kolea (Myrsine ssp.) is this one. Myrsine linearifolia is found in a small portion of Koke’e on Kaua’i. Luckily, it is fairly easy to see. Look for it along the road ¬†near Pu’u O Kila.

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