Conservation Congress- Take Aways

Conservation Congress- Take Aways

Peter: Interpretive Guide, 1 year with Hawaii Forest & Trail Everything we care about, depends on our natural world. Dan: General Manager, 1 year with Hawaii Forest & Trail “Conflict=Change=Resolution” Rob: President, Co-Founder, 23 years with Hawaii Forest & Trail…

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‘Ohana Falls

‘Ohana Falls

Last November when many people were preparing for family vacations or holiday dinners, I was training to guide our waterfall tour with Uncle Danny.  My Uncle Danny is not my real uncle--he has thousands of nieces and nephews, and you…

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Outplanting At Pu’u Wa’a Wa’a

Outplanting at Pu’u Wa’a wa’a

The weather on July 8th at Pu’u Wa’awa’a was a comfortable temperature with a light breeze and shining sun. Ideal conditions for tree planting! A group of Hawaii Forest & Trail employees met in partnership with Department of Land and…

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Prince Kuhio Day

Prince Kuhio Day

Prince Kuhio Day is celebrated every year on March 26 to honor Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole. An heir to Kaumualii of Kauai, and orphaned at the age of 13, he was hanai to Kapiolani and Kalakaua.  Kuhio was an elected…

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Wiliwili Festival

Wiliwili Festival

The Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative hosts a Wiliwili Festival every year, and for that week I enjoy replacing the phrase “really really” with “wiliwili”. It’s usually wiliwili funny the first few days and then my co-workers and roommates become unamused.…

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