Kipahulu was once a breadbasket, or more accurately a poi bowl, for the entire region. For fascinating insights into the area’s past, join the ethnobotanical tour led by Kipahulu ʻOhana, a collective of Native Hawaiian farmers who have restored ancient taro patches within the national park. Includes a sampling of Hawaiian foods and intriguing details about the native plants and ancient ruins along the way.
The two-hour outing includes about 3 miles of hiking and concentrates on the farm activities. The tour meets outside the Kipahulu Visitor Center; advance reservations required.