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Native Hawaiian leaders call for better management of tourism hot spots

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COURTESY OF ASSOCIATION OF HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUBS

Members of the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu at Alii are pictured at the Kawaiahao Church. Native Hawaiian community, stakeholders say better tourism management is needed to protect important cultural and natural resources.
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COURTESY OF THE ASSOCIATION OF HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUBS

Hawaiian civic club members gather at the Royal Hawaiian Center in Waikiki for a Makahiki ceremony. Native Hawaiian community, stakeholders say better tourism management is needed to protect important cultural and natural resources.
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COURTESY OF THE NATURE CONSERVANCY OF HAWAII

Conservation planning with members of the Kaupulehu Marine Life Advisory Committee through the Nature Conservancy of Hawaii. Native Hawaiian community, stakeholders say better tourism management is needed to protect important cultural and natural resources.
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COURTESY OF THE NATURE CONSERVANCY OF HAWAII

Community members discuss restoration and collaboration initiatives with the Nature Conservancy of Hawaii. Native Hawaiian community, stakeholders say better tourism management is needed to protect important cultural and natural resources.
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COURTESY OF KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS

Ulalia Woodside, Nature Conservancy of Hawaii executive director (right) and volunteers help to rebuild the walls at Paepae o Heeia. Native Hawaiian community, stakeholders say better tourism management is needed to protect important cultural and natural resources.
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COURTESY OF THE NATURE CONSERVACY OF HAWAII

Volunteers and Nature Conservancy of Hawaii staff working in the taro loi with Kakoo Oiwi, a nonprofit that restores agricultural and ecological productivity in the wetlands in Heeia. Native Hawaiian community, stakeholders say better tourism management is needed to protect important cultural and natural resources.
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COURTESY OF THE NATURE CONSERVACY OF HAWAII

Volunteers and Nature Conservancy of Hawaii staff working in the taro loi with Kakoo Oiwi, a nonprofit that restores agricultural and ecological productivity in the wetlands in Heeia. Native Hawaiian community, stakeholders say better tourism management is needed to protect important cultural and natural resources.
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COURTESY OF THE NATURE CONSERVANCY OF HAWAII

A man builds taro loi walls with Kakoo Oiwi, a nonprofit that restores agricultural and ecological productivity in the wetlands in Heeia. Native Hawaiian community, stakeholders say better tourism management is needed to protect important cultural and natural resources.
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A wide view of the Diamond Head State Monument, a popular tourist destination.
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People stand in line at the Diamond Head State Monument kiosk to buy tickets.
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The Diamond Head Visitor Center.
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Visitors Orianna Coleman and Yolanda Bernard pose for a picture after hiking the Diamond Head State Monument.
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Visitor Yader Lopez clutches his pineapple drink while walking along the Diamond Head State Monument.
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People hike the Diamond Head State Monument, a popular tourist destination.
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People hike the Diamond Head State Monument, a popular tourist destination.
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Visitors and locals alike hike up and down the tracks of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.
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A hiker stops to take a breath while on the tracks of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.
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Visitors and locals alike hike up and down the tracks of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.
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Visitors and locals alike hike up and down the tracks of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.
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Visitors and locals alike hike up and down the tracks of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.
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A QR code directs hikers to a GoFundMe site for Kokonut Koalition, a nonprofit dedicated to maintaining and repairing the Koko Crater Trail.
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A man climbs to the top of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.
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Visitors and locals alike hike up and down the tracks of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.
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Visitors and locals alike hike up and down the tracks of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.
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Visitors and locals alike hike up and down the tracks of the Koko Crater Trail on Sept. 23.

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