Help Restore a native forest at Kawainui, Sat. Aug. 20, 2016

Please volunteer with Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 from 8:30 am -12 pm to help restore the native forest at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine located along Kapa’a Quarry Rd. by Kawainui, Kailua. Our restoration efforts at this site include removing alien plants and restoring with native plants. We are also maintaining a native wetland bird habitat in the marsh where we remove alien weeds. We will be primarily concerned with weeding and cleaning up areas, and possibly do some new native plantings and watering. Earn community service hours! Wear work clothes, shoes, (no slippers!) bring work gloves, weeding or cutting tool, bug spray, plenty water and a snack. Contact Ka’olu Luning at 263-8008 or email: AhahuiMalama@hawaii.twcbc.com for more information.

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January 13, 2016 at 12:39 am 2 comments

Ulupo Heiau community work day Aug. 13, 2016

Join us at Ulupō Heiau on Saturday morning Aug. 13, 2016, from 8:30 to noon, when the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and ‘Ahahui Mālama i ka Lōkahi conduct their monthly community work day at this extraordinary wahi pana (celebrated, storied place). We will meet in the lower parking lot of the Kailua YMCA, begin with oli and orientation, and form up into work crews whose assignments usually include cutting back hau, weeding walls and ‘auwai, clearing out invasives at our bird pond, and preparing/maintaining lo’i kalo. Bring a cutting or digging tool, water bottles, bug spray, sunscreen, and a snack. Wear shorts or long pants, gloves, and hat. Please: no slippers or open toed shoes! Wear tabis or similar footwear when working in the lo‘i and wetland, and wear sturdy shoes in the dry land areas. All volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver (available that morning from the coordinators) prior to participating in the work. E alu, e alu, e kuilima, letʻs all join hands together in the work! Mahalo!

Questions? Contact Ahahui at 263-8008, or email to: AhahuiMalama@hawaii.twcbc.com

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December 31, 2015 at 9:16 pm Leave a comment

Community Service project at Ulupo Heiau State Park, Sat. Dec. 12, 2015

Join us on Saturday Dec. 12, 2015 at Ulupo Heiau to malama this wahi pana (sacred place). At 8:30 am we will begin our Oli Kahea and have an orientation to this mapele heiau. We will be cleaning out the hau, weeding in the auwai, cutting weeds in the marsh and preparing lo’i for planting. Bring a cutting or digging tool, water bottles, bug spray and a snack. Wear shorts or long pants, gloves, hat and use sun screen. No slippers or open toed shoes! Wear tabis or footwear when working in the loi and shoes in the land areas. We will end by 12:00 pm. Join us and earn those community service hours. Call 263-8008 or us at email@ahahui.net  for more information.

Also, if you would like to bring a group of volunteers on some other date, please feel free to contact us.

October 2, 2015 at 12:25 am Leave a comment

Sign up now for the 2015 Kailua Ahupua‘a Geology Tour

Signup now for the popular Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour to happen on Oct. 3, 2015:

A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a, including Kawainui Marsh will be conducted on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Dr. Floyd McCoy, geology professor from the Windward Community College, will take the tour group to the Pali Lookout, AMERON quarry and Na Pohaku of Hauwahine, by Kawainui Marsh. He will explain how the Ko‘olau eruptive center was formed two million years ago and how the catastrophic collapse of the windward side of the shield volcano occurred. Dike formations and the quarrying operations by AMERON will be shown. Geological features of Kawainui will also be explained at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine. Bring your cameras, sun screen, wear outdoor gear and walking shoes.
The tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and AMERON. Donations of $10 will be accepted. There will be a limit of 30 persons and reservations must be made by calling Ka’imi Rick Scudder at 263-8008 or via email at “email @ ahahui.net”.
View south from overlook at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine.

View south from overlook at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine. Photo by Kaimi Scudder

September 23, 2015 at 1:19 am Leave a comment

Help restore a native forest at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, Kawainui on Sat., Dec. 19, 2015

Please volunteer with us on Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm to help restore the native forest at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine located along Kapa’a Quarry Rd. by Kawainui, Kailua. Our restoration efforts at this site include removing alien plants and restoring with native plants. We are also maintaining a native wetland bird habitat in the marsh where we remove alien weeds. We will be primarily concerned with weeding and cleaning up areas, and possibly do some new native plantings and watering. Earn community service hours. Wear work clothes, shoes, (no slippers!) bring work gloves, weeding or cutting tool, bug spray, water and snack. Contact Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 or email: email@ahahui.net for more information.

September 15, 2015 at 6:19 am Leave a comment

Community Service project at Ulupo Heiau State Park, Sat. Sept. 12, 2015

Join us on Saturday Sept 12, 2015 at Ulupo Heiau to malama this wahi pana (sacred place). At 8:30 am we will begin our Oli Kahea and have an orientation to this mapele heiau. We will be cleaning out the hau, weeding in the auwai, cutting weeds in the marsh and preparing lo’i for planting. Bring a cutting or digging tool, water bottles, bug spray and a snack. Wear shorts or long pants, gloves, hat and use sun screen. No slippers or open toed shoes! Wear tabis or footwear when working in the loi and shoes in the land areas. We will end by 12:00 pm. Join us and earn those community service hours. Call 263-8008 or email rick_scudder @ yahoo.com for more information. Also, if you would like to bring a group of volunteers on some other date, please feel free to contact us.

September 3, 2015 at 8:28 pm Leave a comment

Volunteer at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine this Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Please volunteer with us on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm to help restore the native forest at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine located along Kapa’a Quarry Rd. by Kawainui, Kailua. Our restoration efforts at this site include removing alien plants and restoring with native plants. We are also maintaining a native wetland bird habitat in the marsh where we remove alien weeds. We will be primarily concerned with weeding and cleaning up areas, and possibly do some new native plantings and watering. Earn community service hours. Wear work clothes, shoes, (no slippers!) bring work gloves, weeding or cutting tool, bug spray, water and snack. Contact Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 or email: email@ahahui.net for more information.

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August 9, 2015 at 9:57 pm Leave a comment

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