Current Major Projects of the Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club
Mahuahua Ai o Hoi – Purpose: to return to productivity the lands of Hoi, ahupuaʻa of Heʻeia (mauka of the long bridge off Kamehameha Highway), by clearing alien vegetation, repairing environmental damage to the land and water, restoring the kalo (taro) fields and planting other crops, and construction of a poi factory and community center. Volunteers needed to help clear the alien vegetation weekly. Ph. (808) 741-3403 to volunteer or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Naʻonealaʻa Project – Purpose: to design and install a story board at Naʻonealaʻa (Kāneʻohe Beach Park), recognizing the historic value and significance of this site, and to publish educational brochures. Seeking donations to defray the cost of signage and match grant funding. Email: email@example.com.
Haʻiku Valley Cultural Access – Purpose: to mālama Haʻiku Valley as a place of historic and cultural value by removing alien vegetation and litter, and by educating ourselves and others about the significance of this wahi kapu. Call the civic club office at 235-8111 if you would like to help.
Kawaʻewaʻe Heiau Cultural Preserve – Purpose: to provide feedback and guidance to Hawaii Memorial Park (land owner) to establish a protected cultural preserve at Kawaʻewaʻe Heiau. Also to assist in organizing a collaborative maintenance hui for the Heiau, which is located on the ridge above Castle High School. Volunteers hui needed to help clear the alien vegetation and/ or provide cultural guidance.
Heʻeia National Estuarine Research Reserve (NEERS)
2018 KPHCC Legislative Priorities – Before every legislative session (Jan-April), the civic club meets with various representatives to discuss issues of importance in the Koʻolaupoko area that we feel need addressing per feedback from our members and the community. See the link below for our 2018 legislative priorities we are advocating for.
For other events, check out our calendar HERE