Aloha kākou! I serve as a council member for the Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program and wanted to spread the word on their newest cost-share grant, “Cool Your School”. Many of you may have or know keiki attending a school that could benefit from a tree planting! The program also provides technical guidance to schools for […]
As Ancestral resources dwindle, the children of Kaʻūpūlehu remain steadfast in efforts to mālama (care for) ocean resources.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS on Proposal to rest Ka’ūpūlehu’s Reef and Restore Abundance: What is being proposed? Who is behind Kaʻūpūlehu’s proposal?
MESSAGE FROM AUNTY HANNAH SPRINGER: “The families of Kuki`o and Ka`upulehu, have resisted movement away from our `aina aloha, the region of North Kona, called Kekaha and further described as wai`ole (without water). A forever independent lot, we have been goat herders and ranchers, truck drivers and educators, always fishing our home waters and tending […]
Aloha nui everyone. It is with great honor and pride that KUA welcomes Aunty Pam Fuji’i to our board this new year. We look forward to much impact, growth and inspiration with her leadership in the new year. On Aunty Pam Fujii By Wally Ito, KUA Limu Coordinator I met Pam and Dennis Fujii about […]
SEAWEED GREETINGS! Aloha nui in this season for rest, reflection and rejuvenation. This time is important for building strong communities and families. We are honored to be able to do what we do, to work with you and appreciate all you have done for a vision of abundance and strong communities across Hawai’i nei. We […]
A generous alumni grant from Audubon’s Toyota Together Green Fellowship program helped bring alumnus fellow Melanie Allen of the Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC) together with KUA in a project to connect the communities in which they work and find potential opportunities to increase diverse, grassroots participation in the upcoming IUCN World Conservation Congress. Every four years, the […]
By Kevin Chang ~ OCTOBER 9, 2015 · CIVIL BEAT · We’ve lost a man who inspired the old and the young to help Hawaii regain its environmental health. ~ Uncle Henry was a founding member of the E Alu Pū network, a 13-year-old statewide grassroots mālama ʻāina network with a vision to collectively build an environmentally abundant and healthy future for communities and the places they most depend on for sustenance.
Join the Trust for Public Land Hawaiian Islands Program (TPL), KUA and friends this Friday, September 18, 2015 for Worldwide PARK(ing) Day when thousands of public parking spaces worldwide will temporarily transform into public spaces, including nine “parks” in Downtown Honolulu and Kakaʻako. We will be with KUA staff at the PARK(ing) space in front […]
Lānaʻi’s Uncle Allen Kaiaokamalie has dedicated much of his life to teaching young people of his community about land and ocean resources and how to mālama (care for) them. He remembers a time when fish and limu were abundant on the Maunalei shoreline and is saddened younger members of his community can’t fish and gather […]