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 […]
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 […]
On February 10, 2021, the City & County of Honolulu presented an “Environmental Hero Award” to Mālama Mānoa for our decades of dedicated stewardship of Mānoa Stream. Andrew Garrett, our 1st VP and current Chair of the Mānoa Stream Clean-up Committee, accepted this honor on our behalf. If you’re interested […]