How to identify Albizia PSA

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. For more information and resources, go to

Go Deeper

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 […]

Mānoa Community Needs Assessment Survey

Over the last eight months, community groups and non-profit organizations (Mālama Mānoa, Be Ready Mānoa, Honolulu Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church, Mānoa Chinese Cemetery, Mānoa Heritage Center, Mānoa Japanese Language School, Mānoa Lions Club, Mānoa Neighborhood Board, Mānoa Outdoor Circle, Mānoa Valley Church, and Mānoa Valley Theatre) have joined together to […]