Field trip

History, Geology, and Soils of Southeast Oʻahu Field Trip

Organizers: Kristy Lam, Jonathan Deenik, Scott Rowland, David Pompeani (University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Date and Time: June 7, 2024

Delegates enjoying the field trip 2024!

Summary: This field trip tppl participants across a series of sites showcasing the diverse geology (Koʻolau & Honolulu volcanics) and soils (Andisols, Mollisols, Oxisols) of the southeastern region of Oʻahu. The itinerary included visits to Puʻu ʻo Kaimukī (small shield volcano), Lēʻahi (tuff cone), Koko Crater Botanical Garden (tuff cone, Koko series – torrands), the Hawaiʻi Agricultural Research Center in Maunawili (Kāneʻohe series – Acrudox, goethite rich), and more!

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