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Hawaii Forest Institute crowdfunding campaign reaches $10,000 goal

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Forest & Trail founders Rob and Cindy Pacheco answered the call to plant more trees throughout Hawaii with a $5,500 donation to Hawaii Forest Institute’s “Mahalo Aina: 40 Days for Hawaii’s Forests” Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. This 40-day fundraising campaign is part of a larger “Mahalo Aina: Give Back to the Forest initiative.” […]

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Hawaii Forest Institute receives FLEX grant

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Community Foundation through its FLEX Grants program recently awarded $28,000 in grant funding to the Hawaii Forest Institute. The Hawaii Forest Institute is Hawaii Forest Industry Association’s nonprofit corporation. The FLEX grant funding is courtesy of multiple Hawaii Community Foundation funds including Group 70 Foundation Fund, Hokulia Community Fund, Susan M. […]

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Restoration of koa forest improves endangered Hawaiian bird habitat

The Bill Healy Foundation supports Keauhou Bird Conservation Center Discovery Forest with grant funding

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Native Hawaiian trees planted in collaborative effort

MEDIA RELEASE On March 6, a group of more than 50 school children hiked into the new Discovery Forest around the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center (KBCC) to take part in reclaiming the disappearing wild lands of Hawaii. As part of an ongoing conservation effort led by San Diego Zoo Global and the Hawaii Forest Institute […]

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Panaewa Zoo Discovery Forest receives funding for Phase II

MEDIA RELEASE The Cleo Foundation and the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) and USDA Forest Service through Kaulunani Urban Forestry Program have contributed $10,000 each to the Panaewa Zoo Discovery Forest. Along with an earlier contribution of $2,500 from the Captain Planet Foundation, the Hawaii Forest Institute, Hawaii Forest Industry Association and community […]

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Captain Planet awards grant to Hawaii Forest Institute

MEDIA RELEASE The Captain Planet Foundation, an international environmental education foundation for youth based on the successful Captain Planet cartoon, has announced the Hawaii Forest Institute (HFI) has recently been awarded an educational grant of $2,500. HFI will use these funds toward the Panaewa Zoo Discovery Forest Project. “We are thrilled to present this award […]

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Dryland habitat restoration project provides forest stewardship opportunities within the Villages of LaiOpua

Cooke Foundation supports Hui Laau Kamaaina LaiOpua Preserve

Dryland habitat restoration project provides forest stewardship opportunities within the Villages of LaiOpua

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Panaewa Zoo Discovery Forest seeks community volunteers

Panaewa Zoo Discovery Forest seeks community volunteers

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Forest Industry Association (HFIA) and Hawaii Forest Institute (HFI), along with a dedicated group of community partners, has initiated site work for the Panaewa Zoo Discovery Forest at the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens in Hilo. Areas have been prepared for the Native Forest and Agro-forest demonstration plots and a community […]

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Rare dryland forest honored by youth

Rare dryland forest honored by youth

MEDIA RELEASE There were no certificates, speeches or medals given, but this summer, youth between the ages of 11 to 23 and their adult leaders honored the rare dryland forest of Kaupulehu with the best tribute of all. In good spirit they gave time, energy and thoughtfulness-weeding, planting and most of all making new trails. […]

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Arthur Lawrence Mullaly Fund provides dryland forest restoration, community volunteer opportunities; talk story evening slated Feb. 25

Hawaii Forest Institute awarded HCF grant

Arthur Lawrence Mullaly Fund provides dryland forest restoration, community volunteer opportunities; talk story evening slated Feb. 25

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