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Spotlight on Water Wasters

Friends and Neighbors,I’m worried about our imperiled supply of pure water this summer. Aren’t you?So, move over Board of Water Supply—Only cut back10%? Please, let’s get serious.Ladies, cut your hair short for the cause. You will need less towels; and, ultimately, save water when doing the family laundry. Everybody, no more 5-minute showers. Just take …

June 25th Manoa RAD Hui

On June 25th, the Manoa RAD Hui (Rapid Albizia Death) took to Mānoa Stream for the first ever albizia seedling roundup. Albizia are one of the worst invasive plants in Hawaii and readily established along streams. This coordinated effort between a rockstar group of community members, Mālama Mānoa, and the Ko’olau Mountains Watershed Partnership marked …

Mānoa Community Active in Correcting Reapportionment Injustice

by Bill Hicks Proper apportionment of our population into representative districts is one of the cornerstone foundations of our democracy. Our Hawai‘i Constitution enumerates how apportionment shall occur every 10 years, using a bipartisan Reapportionment Commission following sensible guidelines. Improper apportionment for specific political purposes can result in gerrymandering, polarization, and the silencing of certain …

Synergy Sparked by Confabulous Success

by Vanessa Distajo Sunday, December 5th, 2021, was the first ever “Confabulous Summit” for Mānoa Stakeholder organizations. Originally planned as an in-person event, it pivoted to virtual due to pandemic concerns. Mālama Mānoa partnered with community members Peter Adler, Dylan Armstrong, Enoch Brownell, Ann Kobayashi, Mamie Lawrence Gallagher, Jacky Mee-Lee, and Dr. Dan Milz, UH …

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