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Denison Geosciences Department at Waipio Overlook, Hawaii
Field Trips
Date: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 to Monday, March 20, 2006
Location: 
The Island of Hawaii

Denison Geosciences Department travels to Hawaii

Friday, March 10 - Travel Day Departed Columbus 7:42 AM, arrive Hilo 6:19 PM Lodging - cabins at Namakani Paio campground, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Saturday March 11 - The Summit Area of Kilauea Lodging - cabins at Namakani Paio campground, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Sunday, March 12 - Hikes in and Around Kilauea Caldera and Kilauea Iki Lodging - cabins at Namakani Paio campground, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Monday, March 13 - Tour of Kilauea with Don Swanson & East Rift Zone Lodging - cabins at Namakani Paio campground, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Tuesday, March 14 - East Rift Zone, Southern Flank of Kilauea, Recent & Active Flows! Lodging - cabins at Namakani Paio campground, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Wednesday, March 15 - SW Rift Zone, Black & Green Sand Beaches, Littoral Cone Lodging - Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Motel, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thursday, March 16 - Hualalai Lavas & Mauna Kea Lodging - Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Motel, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Friday, March 17 - Coral Reefs (Kamanu Charters), Mantle Xenoliths and Coffee Plantation Lodging - Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Motel, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Saturday, March 18 - Kona to Hilo Lodging - Uncle Billy's Hilo Bay Motel, Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Sunday, March 19 - Flew to Honolulu, Free Day on Oahu!, Depart for Home

Monday, March 20 - Flew to Phoenix to Columbus, Ohio

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006
  • 15Denison Geosciences Department at Waipio Overlook, Hawaii
  • 25Brianne Jacoby and Liz Hopkins get drenched while examining a breakwater on the windward shore
  • 35Prof. Greene and students on classic pahoehoe lava from the 1969-74 eruptions of Mauna Ulu
  • 45Lava tube cave near Kailua-Kona
  • 55Walking on a lava lake, Kilauea Iki