We celebrated Earth Day at our Honouliuli Restoration Site with this wonderful group of volunteers from `Ewa Makai Middle School, James Campbell High School, the Battleship Missouri Sea Cadets, Stantech, HDR, PAR Hawai`i, American Institute of Architects, Single Marine and Sailors from K-Bay, students from UH Mānoa, Senator Henry Aquino, ʻohana and friends. We planted a record number of native plants and did the hard work of clearing invasive vegetation to make way. Best of all our new family of `alae `ula came out to express their gratitude to everyone for all the hard work!
Governor Josh Green M.D., Council Member Augie Tulba and OHA Trustee Brickwood Galuteria Join Our March Volunteers!
Our amazing volunteers from Ewa Makai Middle School, The Single Marine and Sailors, Navy CBs, Mililani HS and UH were bolstered by a visit by Governor Josh Green, M.D., Council Member Augie Tulba and OHA Trustee, Brickwood Galuteria!
In this video youʻll also see our generous sponsor Mike Rompel who continues to donate Dominos pizza to feed our hard working volunteer crews!
Weʻre grateful for all of this support...and it reinforces our belief that no task is to big when done by all (A`ohe hana nui kealu `ia - Hawaiian `Ōlelo No`eau)
Weʻre so grateful for all our amazing volunteers - schools, scouts, marines, neighbors and friends! Aʻohe hana nui ke alu `ia - no task is too big when done by all!
Celebrating community-powered change, progress on our Mālama Pu`uloa Program and more! Weʻre grateful our sponsors, food and structure vendors, activity participants, entertainers, support staff, event volunteers, and our crew! Mahalo nui loa to all who came to celebrate with us on the shores of Pu`uloa! Learn more about the event on our festival website page.
Weʻre so honored to be on this journey with our hui!
KUPU Environmental Leaders and National Park Service Staff from Pearl Harbor were on hand to support the young leaders from Hawai`i Tech Academy as they learned what Mālama Pu`uloa is all about....the first native plantings of the season, accepting the kūleana to grow more, learning place names, oli, mo`olelo and more! A magical day! Eō!
Mahalo nui loa to to Starbucks partners (employees) and The Starbucks Foundation for recognizing how we are making our communities stronger! We canʻt wait to put these funds to good use restoring Pu`uloa to abundance!
Itʻs an honor to have one of our elected officials recognize the accomplishments of our hui of volunteers, schools, partners and supporters - and we love CM Tulba for his support of community-led change! Mahalo to the entire Honolulu City Council and CM Tulbaʻs awesome staff as well - it was an inspiring event!
Itʻs an honor to work with brilliant, hard-working young people like Kristi...we canʻt wait to see what the future has in store for her! Mahalo to UHM faculty members Leah Bremer and Susan Crow for creating the connections and collaboration between Hui o Ho`ohonuaʻs Mālama Pu`uloa Program and amazing NREM scholars!! Click here to see Kristiʻs Capstone project!
Weʻre so grateful for the generous donation from the First Insurance Company of Hawai`i for their generous donation to our non-profit! Through their charitable foundation and their volunteers, FICOH recognizes the important role sustainability plays in their resilience as a company and community. We look forward to a long, pilina partnership with FICOH - mahalo nui loa!