Youth Challenge Hawai‘i (YCH) has taken an active role in helping care for the Kauhale Preserve over the past few months. YCH has been sending groups out regularly to help clean debris and maintain the heritage trail system in the preserve. Mahalo nui to Mālama Learning Center for introducing
Mahalo to Heather Spalding for helping us host another successful “invasive limu project” in April 2015. Volunteers from ‘Ewa Pu‘uloa Outrigger Canoe Club joined us to help remove Avrainvillea amadelpha, an invasive calcareous green algae commonly known as Leather Mud Weed.
Through the passing showers, early on Saturday morning, February 1st, 2014, more than 100 community members volunteered at the Kauhale Preservation Site Wetland to clean the preserve of introduced battis (pickle weed) in preparation for the annual nesting season of the endangered kukuluāe‘o
On Saturday (December 10th), Hoakalei Cultural Foundation Board Members, staff and friends hosted a holiday fundraiser to support the foundation’s annual scholarship fund. Beautiful Christmas wreathes made from native plants growing in the Kuapapa Preservation area.
More than 140 residents of the ‘Ewa District and beyond, gathered in the early overcast morning of February 6th, 2016 at the Kauhale Preserve in Hoakalei to engage in stewardship of the wetland nesting habitat of several endangered Hawaiian water fowl.
E kokua mai kakou i na manu waiwai! Volunteers are needed to help prepare the Kauhale Wetlands for the 2016 nesting season.
The Hoakalei Cultural Founation will be sponsoring another invasive seaweed removal service project along the shore of One‘ula Beach, on July 14th, 2015.