Pu'u Ma'eli'eli - October 5, 2013

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Pu’u Ma’Eli’Eli means “digging hills” in Hawaiian. The legend states that the two gods Kane and Kaneloa raced up the hill and had to dig their hands into the hill in order to reach the top. Amazingly, this site also was a WWII combat training area used for 4500 soldiers.

 

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A relatively easy trail that is right off Kahekili Highway, across the Valley of the Temples.

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The trail is well maintained, takes about 1.5 hours roundtrip if you don't take breaks. 

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A few beautiful openings on the way !

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Then you're there ! Please Malama and do not tag our Hawai'i. 

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An overgrown bunker. 

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At the end of the hike there is two bunkers you can explore. Search them good for a Mynakyne sticker we hid. On the back of that sticker has a promo code to score a free shirt! Watch the video at the bottom of the page for hints. 

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