Friday, September 22, 2017—Deepen your connection with the ‘āina! Join The Kohala Center’s Kohala Watershed Partnership crew for a morning of digging out fountain grass and other invasive plants in the Koai‘a Tree Sanctuary to give native koai‘a and pilo space to grow and thrive.
October 9–13, 2017—Attention high school students! The Kohala Center is offering an exciting opportunity for interested students to gain leadership and career experience through fieldwork in the Kohala Watershed. Students will be eligible to receive up to $250 for successfully participating in field days and completing additional program requirements, including an education and career pathway plan.
October 9–13, 2017—The Kohala Center’s free Ke Kumu ‘Āina Fall Break Program offers middle school students opportunities to learn about forestry and watershed conservation. Participants will learn to identify common native forest plants and their uses, understand the environments in which they grow, and engage in scientific field research. Students will meet in Waimea and enjoy daily field trips into the Kohala watershed, hands-on workshops, and ‘āina-based activities.
Saturday, October 14, 2017—E aloha ʻāina kākou! Join us for our first Aloha ʻĀina Saturday of the year in the Kohala watershed! Learn about The Kohala Center’s ʻāina-based work and education initiatives including the Kohala Watershed Partnership and Ke Kumu ʻĀina. Take part in ecological restoration and climate change mitigation through outplanting native plant species in targeted watershed areas.
Friday, November 3, 2017—Deepen your connection with the ‘āina! Join The Kohala Center’s Kohala Watershed Partnership crew for a morning of planting native trees such as hō‘awa, wiliwili, koai‘a, ‘a‘ali‘i, and ‘iliahi to reestablish and expand Kohala Mountain’s native forests.