We’re late in posting this hilarious photo of Luke and Kate from our May guide class. Our naturalist classes usually run for six weeks, both on the trail and in the classroom.

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Kate, who insists she’s a “geek” because she loves to study, did tend to be the class scholar — she read the most, always had the answers and scored the highest on every test. However, in this photo (which she set up) her goofy side leaps out.

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Luke, a native Mauian, had been away from Maui for 10 years, and on the day he returned, he got a job with Hike Maui. He was surprised by how much more he could still learn about his island.