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JJ’s Rescue

by Thalya DeMott On a briskly windy day, while visiting a friend, they showed me a shoebox containing a tiny, disheveled creature with closed eyes and chest heaving rapidly. “We just found it under the tall mango tree with ants crawling on it. What do we do?” Realizing my friends knew even less than I …

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 of, “An elderly Japanese American …

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 team, two archaeologists, and two …

Blue Zones Project in Makiki, McCully, Mō’ili’ili, and Mānoa (4M)

As a Blue Zones Project 4M partner organization, we successfully “painted the town blue” by volunteering on National Make a Difference Day. Mahalo to all of our dedicated volunteers from Mālama Mānoa, UH Wellness Warriors, Be Ready Mānoa, and Mo’o School. Special recognition to our current board members (Andrew Garrett, JC Watson, Kimie Hirabayashi, Arleen …

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