Quarterly HER Volunteer Work Party

HER holds Quarterly Rainforest Restoration Volunteer Events in honor of Solstices and Equinoxes! During these events, native planting occurs when there has been rain and soil is moist; otherwise volunteers support the native species by hand-pulling invasive ones, and contributing to established compost piles. - From 10:00am to 2:00pm - Site parking is located at...

Volunteers needed for wetland restoration in Hilo

Join our ‘ohana at the ʻĀina Hoʻōla Initiative and take a hands-on role in restoring the beautiful wetlands of Keaukaha. By volunteering with us, you’ll not only contribute to conservation efforts but also gain a deep understanding of our unique ecosystem. You’ll see the direct impact of your work as you help native species flourish...

May Garden Day and Lei making

Join us for our monthly Garden Day in the Seeds4tomorrow Education Garden as we celebrate Earth Day!  We'll begin our morning with general clean up of the garden followed by Ti Leaf Lei making in celebration of Lei DaY Spend a few hours with family or friends while lending a hand to plant, harvest or...

Waipahu Intermediate Community Garden Workday

WISFFA's biggest long-term goal is turning the 7 acres of unused land behind Waipahu Intermediate into a food forest. However, right now there is a lot of California grass, Haole Koa, weeds, and trash. Volunteers will help clear out more of the unused land that is infested with invasive species behind Waipahu Intermediate School. Volunteers...

Genki Ball Making at Hilo High School

To celebrate Earth Day and to encourage sustainability in our community, Hilo High student leadership and special guests will be teaching Environmental Science classes the importance of keeping our waters clean, and will be having an interactive session to make Genki Balls that will be thrown in our Hilo Bay to clean our waters. At...

Invasive Clean-Up at Keālia Boardwalk

Join us for a morning working outdoors at the Keālia Boardwalk! MNMRC will partner with Keālia National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) staff to remove invasive plant species that threaten to overgrow and crowd out native plants along the Boardwalk. We will meet at the Keālia NWR Visitor Center at 8:30 a.m. on the morning of the...

Wetland Restoration in Hilo

The Island of Hawaiʻi has lost approximately 75% of its historic low elevation wetlands due to infill and development, and much of the remaining wetland habitat is degraded by invasive non-native plants. Join our ‘ohana (family) at the ʻĀina Hoʻōla Initiative and take a hands-on role in restoring the beautiful wetlands of Keaukaha. By volunteering...

Zach’s Ride For Safe Streets

Organized by HBL and the Manago family, the 2024 Zach’s Ride for Safe Streets on May 18th (SAT.) invites cyclists of all ages and experience to jump on their bike and join us for a ride on some of the bike infrastructure and protected bike lanes created since his passing. Together we will be a visible voice...

Volunteer Support

DLNR State Parks are looking for volunteer support for the annual Kids to Parks Day event at Lēʻahi, Diamond Head State Monument on May 18th, 2024. This year marks the 14th anniversary of Kids to Parks Day, a day of outdoor exploration at local, state, and national parks across the states. While discovering and exploring our parks,...

Wetland Restoration in Hilo

The Island of Hawaiʻi has lost approximately 75% of its historic low elevation wetlands due to infill and development, and much of the remaining wetland habitat is degraded by invasive non-native plants. Join our ‘ohana (family) at the ʻĀina Hoʻōla Initiative and take a hands-on role in restoring the beautiful wetlands of Keaukaha. By volunteering...

Wetland Restoration in Hilo

The Island of Hawaiʻi has lost approximately 75% of its historic low elevation wetlands due to infill and development, and much of the remaining wetland habitat is degraded by invasive non-native plants. Join our ‘ohana (family) at the ʻĀina Hoʻōla Initiative and take a hands-on role in restoring the beautiful wetlands of Keaukaha. By volunteering...

Wetland Restoration in Hilo

The Island of Hawaiʻi has lost approximately 75% of its historic low elevation wetlands due to infill and development, and much of the remaining wetland habitat is degraded by invasive non-native plants. Join our ‘ohana (family) at the ʻĀina Hoʻōla Initiative and take a hands-on role in restoring the beautiful wetlands of Keaukaha. By volunteering...