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Help Restore a native forest at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, Kawainui State Park reserve, Sat. Aug. 19, 2017

Please volunteer with Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 from 8:30 am -11:30 am. 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 Ahahui at 263-8008 for more information.

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Birds of the Marsh Tour, Sat. Dec. 6, 2014

SPACES STILL AVAILABLE!

Join us on the annual Birds of the Marsh Tour

 
Leaders: Katie Doyle, wildlife biologist with Division of Forestry and Wildlife and Ka’imi
Scudder geographer with Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi.
 
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 (8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
 
Learn about Hawaii’s endangered waterbirds and the efforts to restore the Kawainui,
Hamakua and Kaelepulu wetlands.
 
The tour will visit sites around Hamakua and Kawainui Wildlife Sanctuaries, and Kaelepulu wetlands. Other stops will be at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine to look at the volunteer-created wetland bird restoration project and the Corps of Engineers project in the upper marsh.
 
This natural history tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and the Kailua
Hawaiian Civic Club. A $10.00 donation is requested. We will car-pool between sites.
 
Contact Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 for more info.
Reservations required. Sign up for the tour via email: email @ ahahui.net or call
263-8008. Reserve your space early! Limited to 25 persons.
Alae ula. Photo by Kaimi Scudder

Alae ula. Photo by Kaimi Scudder

November 19, 2014 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

Aquatic Species and Insects of Kawainui tour, Postponed

Aloha kakou,

 

Join Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi on (to be determined)  from 8:30am – 12:30 pm for a Kawainui Wetlands Insect and Aquatic Search in the streams and ponds of the Kailua Ahupua’a.  This would be a good outing for family members young and old and will be led by Dr. Steven L. Montgomery. Bring your insect collecting nets, fish scoop nets, a bucket and quart size zip lock bags.  We will first meet at Ulupo Heiau sampling the aquatic life in the springs and pond there.  We then car pool to upper Maunawili stream, then to the Na Pohaku pond and finally to the Kawainui estuary at Kaha Park.  Wear tabis or wading boots to get into the water, your collecting equipment, water bottle and a snack.  Respond to this at  email @ ahahui.net and/or call Ahahui at 263-8008 to make your reservations. A donation fee of $10 per adult will be requested, but kids are free!

April 23, 2014 at 1:21 am Leave a comment

Native Plants of Kawainui Tour, Sat. April 5, 2014

Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club are conducting a Native Plants of Kawainui Tour on April 5, 2014. We start at 8:30 am. Mark your calendar. The tour will be led by Rick Barboza of Hui Ku Maoli Ola nursery. We’ll car pool between sites. The tour will visit Ulupo Heiau ethnobotanical restoration site, and Na Pohaku o Hauwahine native forest and wetland restoration site along Kapaa Quarry Road, and for those interested, an optional tour of the Hui Ku Maoli Ola nursery in Haiku. Learn about what native plants exist in the Kailua area of Kawainui, what uses were made of these plants and what is being done to restore Kawainui with more native plants. Donation of $10 is suggested. Casual outdoor wear. Bring bug spray, sunscreen, camera, water. Wear good walking shoes. Tour limited to 25 persons, so sign up early.

Register early with Ahahui for this popular tour by calling Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008, or emailing “email @ ahahui.net”

Rick Barboza will lead the Native Plants of Kawainui Tour

March 21, 2014 at 7:15 pm Leave a comment

Community Service at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, Sat. Feb. 15, 2014

Volunteers weed out guinea grass by Kou tree. photo by Kaimi Scudder

Volunteers weed out guinea grass by Kou tree. photo by Kaimi Scudder

Please volunteer with us on Saturday Feb. 15, 2014 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm to help restore Na Pohaku o Hauwahine located along Kapa’a Quarry Rd. by Kawainui Marsh, Kailua. Our restoration efforts at this site are to remove alien plants and replant with endemic natives. We are also maintaining a native wetland bird habitat in the marsh where we remove alien weeds and muck. We will be primarily concerned with weeding and cleaning up areas and possibly do some new native plantings. Wear work clothes, shoes, (no slippers!) bring your gloves, weeding or cutting tool, water and snack. Contact Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 or email: email @ ahahui.net if you’re coming and for more information. Also, see Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi’s website at:http://www.ahahui.net

February 11, 2014 at 12:09 am Leave a comment

Community Service at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, Sat. Jan. 18, 2014

Please volunteer with us on Saturday Jan. 18, 2014 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm to help restore Na Pohaku o Hauwahine located along Kapa’a Quarry Rd. by Kawainui Marsh, Kailua. Our restoration efforts at this site are to remove alien plants and replant with endemic natives. We are also maintaining a native wetland bird habitat in the marsh where we remove alien weeds and muck. We will be primarily concerned with weeding and cleaning up areas and possibly do some new native plantings. Wear work clothes, shoes, (no slippers!) bring your gloves, weeding or cutting tool, water and snack. Contact Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 or email: email @ ahahui.net if you’re coming and for more information. Also, see Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi’s website at:http://www.ahahui.net

January 14, 2014 at 2:06 am Leave a comment

You are invited to learn about the Kauhale planned by the Kailua Native Hawaiian Community on Jan. 10, 2014

You are invited to learn about the Kauhale (group of buildings) planned by the Kailua Native Hawaiian Community on Jan. 10th, 2014 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Le Jardin Academy.

Click on the link below for the informational flyer. We hope to see you there. 

C. Lehuakona Isaacs, Jr., President

Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi

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January 7, 2014 at 2:07 am Leave a comment

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