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This week the Haleakalā National Park Cultural Resource Team is highlighting a special park project that we worked on in cooperation with the Kīpahulu District staff and community, Interpretation Division, and subject matter experts throughout Maui! Ten new waysides have been installed in Kīpahulu District. The waysides interpret the history of the district, and the unique cultural and natural resources of Kīpahulu. This week we are featuring the 4 new waysides that can be found in front of the Kīpahulu Visitor Center. Topics include the ahupua‘a land management system, the effects of the 1848 Mahele (divide), which privatized land throughout Hawai‘i, the Kīpahulu Valley Biological Reserve, and the endemic Hawaiian stream creatures that live in the Palikea and Pīpīwai streams of ‘Ohe‘o Gulch. Next week we will preview the 6 waysides that can be found along Kūloa Point Trail. We hope you can take advantage of the park’s fee free day this Monday January 15, 2018 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and check out the new signage! (REH) #haleakalā #NPS #npsmuseum #haleakalācollection #ahupua ‘a #mahele #KīpahuluBiologicalReserve #‘Ohe‘oGulch #HALEmuseum #halehōʻikeʻike