Congratulations to Mālama Mānoa’s Junior Director, Jess Braden Cruz for winning 1st Place! MEANWHILE, IN PARADISE | Hawai’i International Film Festival

Congratulations to Mālama Mānoa’s Junior Director Jess Braden Cruz for winning 1st Place at the Daniel K. Inouye Institute’s Future Filmmakers Showcase at the Hawai’i International Film Festival, along with his classmates from ‘Iolani School, Alex Awaya and Kaitlyn Chang. The short film, entitled, “Meanwhile, In Paradise,” tells the story […]

November 6 Kamānele Park Community Service Day 9-11 am

It was another successful Kamānele Park cleanup! This morning, 40 volunteers cleared the invasive vegetation from the heiau site. The volunteers included four of our Mālama Mānoa Directors (Veneeta Acson, Arleen Garcia-Herbst, Kyle Tokuda, and Vanessa Distajo), Mānoa Outdoor Circle board members, UH Wellness Warriors, the UH Wahine Beach Volleyball […]

Albizia Assassins are Tackling One of the Fastest Growing Trees in the World

By JC Watson and Frankie Koethe with Dale Moana Gilmartin Concerned about flooding in Mānoa and other nearby streams? Look no further than invasive trees causing massive debris pile-ups leading to streams overflowing their banks, destroying property, and endangering lives. A prime culprit in these floods is the dreaded Albizia […]