Mālama Mānoa is a proud participant in the Foodland Give Aloha program, a community matching gifts program held annually through the month of September. Donations are tax-deductible, anonymous, and can be made in person every September at Foodland locations, or when placing an online order for pick up or delivery. How […]
Fourteen people of all ages volunteered at Kānewai Community Park to pick up litter. Special thanks to everyone who helped, including our Mālama Mānoa Directors: Kimie Hirabayashi, Kama Hopkins, and Mark Tom. We really appreciate everyone making time on a Saturday morning to join us at the park clean up!
Aloha Mālama Mānoa! Thank you to our Board Members and fourteen volunteers, including an archaeologist from OASES, who participated in the invasive vegetation removal at the heiau site. It was an ideal, collaborative service project because we had volunteers representing various organizations including Mālama Mānoa, Mānoa Outdoor Circle, Blue Zones […]
Koʻolau Mountains Watershed Partnership manager, JC Watson, shares how to identify Albizia (Falcataria moluccana), a highly invasive species in Hawai’i and the fastest growing tree in the world, in the following video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJqW96rK-3I For more information and resources, go to koolauwatershed.org/albizia
Phyllis offering an invitation to forest bathing participants, 2019. Credit: Elyse Butler/Hana Hou! Magazine by Phyllis Look For those of us who call Mānoa home, we know when we’ve crossed that invisible threshold on our return mauka. Immediately, we feel the Valley’s cool, green embrace, we breathe easier, our hearts […]
2017 Lanihuli Drive By Lowell Angell Two houses in Mānoa have been added to the Hawai’i Register of Historic Places. Here’s a summary of them. The complete Register nominations are on the Historic Hawai’i Foundation website at the links indicated. 2017 Lanihuli Drive. Built in 1925, this house is a […]
A rendering of the UH Atherton complex reimagined as “The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship” (printed with permission by Michael Lam of Hunt Companies by Vanessa Distajo Growing up in Lower Mānoa, generations of children have been taught to find their way home using the pink Atherton building as their […]