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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 …

Hawai’i Shearwaters

by Thalya DeMott In Mānoa Valley and many other areas of O’ahu, residents are familiar with the night-flying shearwaters and their distinctive calls, often described as the sound of a baby’s cry.  The wedge-tailed shearwater, recognized by its grey-brown coloring, is one of the most common seabirds of the Pacific and Indian oceans. In contrast, …

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 (Falcataria moluccana).   Native to …

Kamānele Park Community Service Day July 24th

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 Project 4M, and the Army …

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