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KWP Volunteer Days: Summer-Fall 2017

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The Kohala Center

65-1291A Kawaihae Road

Waimea, HI 96743

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Deepen your connection with the ‘āina! Join The Kohala Center's Kohala Watershed Partnership crew for volunteer days on beautiful Kohala Mountain removing invasive species and planting native trees!

Thursday, August 24
Ginger Control at Pu‘u Pili
8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Remove invasive Himalayan ginger and give our native forest a chance to breathe, rejuvenate, and retain moisture.

Friday, September 8
Tree Planting in the Koai‘a Corridor
8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Plant native trees such as hō‘awa, wiliwili, koai‘a, ‘a‘ali‘i, and ‘iliahi to reestablish and expand Kohala Mountain's native forests.

Friday, September 22
Weed Control in Koai‘a Tree Sanctuary
8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Dig out fountain grass and other invasive plants to give native koai‘a and pilo space to grow and thrive.

Friday, October 6
TBD
8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Friday, October 20
TBD
8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Friday, November 3
TBD
8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Friday, November 17
TBD
8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Friday, December 1
TBD
8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Friday, December 15
TBD

8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Meet at The Kohala Center’s offices (65-1291A Kawaihae Rd.) at 8 a.m. and bring along a water bottle and sack lunch. Boots or sturdy shoes are required and rain gear is highly recommended. Be prepared for any kind of weather: hot or cold, sunny or cloudy, windy or calm, wet or dry...knowing Kohala, probably all of the above! We provide tools, gloves, and cold drinking water. We’ll work, hike, explore, picnic, and then work a bit more, returning to Waimea by 1 p.m.

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Waimea, HI 96743

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