Mahalo Nui Loa!

Ka Papa Lo`i o Kānewai

  • 20 students, parents, and teachers from Manoa Heritage Center, UH Manoa Stem Pre-Academy, UH Manoa, Roosevelt High School, Voyager Public Charter School, Kamehameha Canoe Club, Hau`ula Elementary

  • Cared for the `auwai (built in 1400 AD) that runs from the po`owai of Kānewai stream and removed excessive sediment that builds up over time, raked out leaves and twigs, to improve the flow of the `auwai.

  • Gathered fallen leaves, and fed them into one of the lo`i that lay fallow. Then proceeded to hehihehi, to repeatedly step on the leaves within the lo`i to infuse nutrients back into it.

  • 16 lbs and 2 bags of Trash Remova

Ala Wai Community Park

  • 29 people from Austin Tsutsumi & Associates, Bridge Club Hawaii, and University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Office of Public Health Studies

  • 300 lbs and 28 bags of bags of trash

  • Strangest items - car seats, bike wheels and mattresses

Kalua Bridge near Jarrett Middle School

  • 13 ‘Iolani School Ka‘i and Jarret Middle School students

  • Removed 153 lbs of trash and 80 lbs of scrap metal

  • Strangest item - a laptop computer and IV medical bags

  • 4,000 ft (0.76 miles) of Palolo Stream cleared of trash

Jefferson Elementary School

  • 30 Students and Parents from Jefferson Elementary School, the Jefferson Ohana Garden and Punahou School

  • Beautified a shipping container covered with graffiti

  • Gardeners weeded, watered, and planted in their raised garden beds

‘Iolani School

  • 50 Students, Teachers, Parents, and Alumni from ‘Iolani School, Punahou Schoool, Our Savior, Kaneohe Elementary, Mid-Pacific Institute, Saint Andrews Priory, and Phillips Academy Andover!

  • 1,381 lbs of trash

  • 1 Rockin’ Garden Expo with CTAHR Master Gardeners, Xeriscape Hui, Peace and Justice Club, 7th Grade World Geography Class, My Life, My Island, My World Class, Tower Gardens, Spoonful of Paradise, 'Iolani Apiary Club and 54 plants given away!

  • 3,320 ft (0.6 miles) of Manoa-Palolo Stream and Ala Wai Canal front cleared of trash

  • Strangest item - A nordic ski (complete with barnacles)

Hōkūle‘a Welcome and Mālama Ala Wai Community Fair

Friday, April 19, 2019

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Join us! We need your voices and your vision!

Hawaii Convention Center, Ala Wai Promenade

8:30am Hōkūle‘a approaches

9am Ceremony begins

10am - 1pm Mālama Ala Wai Community Fair

Sign up here or email ychan@iolani.org and mkawatachi@iolani.org for more information.

Māmala Aloha `Āina

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Please join schools and organizations throughout the Ala Wai Watershed for one collective day of service and help us in caring for the waters that flow into Māmala Bay!

Choose a station and join the effort! Click on the map below for more information about each station.

We are collecting data using the Litterati App! Join the Na Wai ‘Ekolu group to track our collective impact!

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8:00 - 11:00 am   Choose a clean up station - increase flow, remove trash and invasives

11:00 - 1:30pm    Hālau Kū Māna PCS - food, music, activities

What to bring - Long sleeve t-shirt, gloves and tools, bug repellent and reef safe sunscreen, water bottle, snacks, and close-toed shoes

RSVP / Questions: Trevor@halaukumana.org

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Other events

8:30 - 11:00 am   Choose a station

What to bring - Long sleeve t-shirt, gloves and tools, bug repellent and reef safe sunscreen, water bottle, snacks, and close-toed shoes

Questions: Pālolo Stream - ychan@iolani.org

April 13 Woodlawn Bridge: Mānoa Adopt-A-Stream / Mālāma Mānoa 10:00am-12pm. More Information call 768-4319.

April 18 Paradise Park: Maryknoll School / Ala Wai Watershed Association - Stream Bank Restoration

April 20 Sinclair Library, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa: White Tern Walk with Hui Manu o Kū 9:00am

April 20 Waikiki Aquarium: Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo

April 20 Honolulu Zoo: Earth Day Celebration

April 27 Ka Papa Lo’i ‘o Kānewai: Mānoa Stream Clean up - 9:30 Check in, 10:00 Welcoming Discussion, 10:30 - 12 Clean up, 12:00 - 12:30pm lunch. Surfrider Foundation, Morning Glass Cafe, Guayaki Yerba Mate, Blue Zones, Ka Papa Lo’i ‘o Kānewai

May 4 Saint Louis School: 8:00am - 1pm Stream Clean-up and Invasive Fish Removal. More Information call 739-4771

Saturday, May 11 - 5:30 - 9:30pm Wild and Scenic Film Fest, Doris Duke Theatre

May 12, 2018  Wild and Scenic Film Festival

5:30 Pm, Doris Duke Theater

Eighth graders from Hālau Kū Māna curated this premier environmental and adventure film festival. See films that inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation. In the lineup are short films that such topics as conservation, community activism, and environmental justice. Included will be films from this year's Aloha ‘Āina

Tickets and more information

Mahalo Nui Loa!

Ua Mau Ke ‘Ea o Ka ‘Āina I Ka Pono

The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness

April 22, 2018   Pālolo Aloha ‘Āina

Kaimukī High School / SEEQS / ‘Iolani School

  • 19 invasive fish removed, 44 natives returned (69% native, wow!)

  • 700 lbs of trash removed

  • 20+ truck bed loads of green waste

  • Native ‘ae‘ae and ‘ākulikuli planted

  • Kyo-ya served 250 chili-dog, rice and corn

  • Music by Butterside Down and the Kaimuki High School Band was enjoyed by all

  • Kahi Kai, Department of Land and Natural Resources, and Pūko‘a Organics shared their knowledge

  • Special thanks to the Honolulu Police Department for additional security

  • Special thanks to City Mill, Home Depot, and the City and County of Honolulu for supplies

Kālua Road Bridge: Adopt - A - Stream - Trees to Seas

  • 200 lbs of trash removed

*Ali'iolani Elementary / Jarrett Middle School / KA‘I Program/ City and County of Honolulu

  • 80 storm drains marked

  • 5 bags of trash removed

  • Weeds cleared and ti planted

Pālolo Elementary / Mele Murals

  • A community supported mural painted

  • Special thanks to Honu‘apo, Ritchie and Sunny Mudd, and City Mill for supplies

April 21, 2018 Makiki Aloha ‘Āina

Station #1: DLNR/ DOFAW / Nā Ala Hele / Lo‘i o Moleka / ‘Aha Kāne

Station #2: Hawai‘i Nature Center

Station #3: Hālau Kū Māna / Maunalaha Community

Station #4: Hanahau‘oli School / Punahou School

  • 440 people

  • 32 cubic yards of human waste

  • .75 miles of stream cleaned

  • 20 schools

  • 15 community organizations

  • 1 awesome party

E Aloha ‘Āina

A joint Earth Day Aloha ‘Āina project coordinated by Hālau Kū Māna, ‘Iolani School, Kaimukī, SEEQS (The School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability), Voyager Public Charter School, and the City and County of Honolulu

Ala Wai Watershed Clean-up   April 21-22, 2018

Click on the stations below for more information on each site and the meeting place for each station. 

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‘Iolani School Station removed >1300 lbs of trash!

‘Iolani School Station removed >1300 lbs of trash!

Ala Wai Community Park

Ala Wai Community Park

Saturday April 21, 2018

Makiki and Mānoa Aloha ‘Āina

8:30 - 11:00 am   Choose a clean up station - increase flow, remove trash, replace invasives

11:00 - 1:30pm    Hālau Kū Māna PCS - food, music, activities

What to bring - Long sleeve t-shirt, gloves and tools, bug repellent and reef safe sunscreen, water bottle, snacks, and close-toed shoes

RSVP / Questions: Trevor@halaukumana.org

April 21, Stations

Station #1: DLNR/ DOFAW / Nā Ala Hele / Lo‘i o Moleka / ‘Aha Kāne

Station #2: Hawai‘i Nature Center

Station #3: Hālau Kū Māna / Maunalaha Community

Station #4: Hanahau‘oli School / Punahou School

*Woodlawn Bridge: Adopt - A - Stream - Mālama Mānoa

  • Trash Clean-up (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

*Banán: Adopt - A - Block - Chi Epsilon

  • Trash Clean-up (9:00 - 11:00 am)

Lyon Arboretum

  • Volunteer Service (8:00 - 11:00 am)

 

 

 


Sunday April 22, 2018

Pālolo and Mānoa Aloha ‘Āina

8:30 - 11:00 am   Choose a station - stream clean-up, plant natives, mural painting

11:00 - 1:00 pm    Kaimukī High School - Pā‘ina / Celebration

What to bring - Long sleeve t-shirt, gloves and tools, bug repellent and reef safe sunscreen, water bottle, snacks, and close-toed shoes

Questions: Pālolo Stream - ychan@iolani.org, Mānoa Stream - ayasuoka@voyagerpcs.com

April 22, Stations

Kaimukī High School / SEEQS / ‘Iolani School

  • Stream Clean-up

  • Invasive Removal

  • Native Plantings

  • Stream Biodiversity Monitoring

  • Rain Barrel Workshop

  • Keiki Booths and Activities

Map of Activities

Pālolo Elementary / Mele Murals

  • Mural Painting

*Ali'iolani Elementary / Jarrett Middle School / KA‘I Program

  • Storm Water Drain Marking

*Pālolo Ave Bridge: Adopt - A - Stream - NK Management

  • Stream Clean-up

*Kālua Road Bridge: Adopt - A - Stream - Trees to Seas

  • Stream Clean-up

*Makiki District Park: Adopt - A - Block - HI Smile

  • Trash Clean-up

*Wa‘aloa Way - Kumuola Foundation

  • Volunteer Community Service

*Manoa Park - Voyager Public Charter School

  • Storm Drain Marking

 

*Some events are only suitable for volunteers 12 years of age or older. Minors must bring parent/guardian signed waiver.


For more information

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