Nature hikes to inspire artists entering Malama Wao Akua juried competition

Malama Wao Akua, a juried art show celebrating native species of Maui, will be held Sept. 17 to Oct. 22 at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.

In preparation for the Sept. 14 and 15 entry deadline, Maui artists are invited to join hikes in the Nature Conservancy’s Waikamoi Preserve on July 26 and Aug. 9.

Call 573-6999 or email for more information and to sign up.

Space is limited. More learning opportunities are listed on the exhibit’s website at or