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'Now we have a chance to show our respect for these natives, and help them re-establish their populations'

Reversing extinction, one plant at a time

‘Now we have a chance to show our respect for these natives, and help them re-establish their populations’

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In appreciation for the Kohala Watershed Partnership’s (KWP) efforts in re-establishing the native forest mauka of Pelekane Bay, Gunner and Elli Mench of Harbor Gallery in Kawaihae recently donated $5,000 to the partnership.

Harbor Gallery supports Kohala watershed restoration

In appreciation for the Kohala Watershed Partnership’s (KWP) efforts in re-establishing the native forest mauka of Pelekane Bay, Gunner and Elli Mench of Harbor Gallery in Kawaihae recently donated $5,000 to the partnership.

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Families invited to tree planting in Kohala (Aug. 13)

Families invited to tree planting in Kohala (Aug. 13)

MEDIA RELEASE The next Kohala Watershed Partnership Ohana Planting Day is Saturday, Aug. 13. In the past four years, volunteers have planted more than 12,000 native trees in the 300-acre Koaia Corridor Plant Sanctuary restoration area, and the partnership plans to add many more thousands in the years to come. Bring the family for a […]

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Volunteers dig in to plant along Waiakamali Stream

Volunteers dig in to plant along Waiakamali Stream

Special to Hawaii 24/7 Kohala Watershed Partnership (KWP) continued its annual tradition of celebrating Earth Day by extending an island-wide invitation to plant native Hawaiian shrubs and trees. The planting took place along Waiakamali Stream in the Koaia Corridor on Kohala Mountain. The weather can be quite unpredictable up there, but it turned out to […]

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Waimea workshops to train potential members of community-based 'Eyes and Ears Network'

Pulling together to protect Kohala (Nov. 30)

Waimea workshops to train potential members of community-based ‘Eyes and Ears Network’

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Kohala Watershed Partnership Volunteer Day (Aug. 28)

Kohala Watershed Partnership Volunteer Day (Aug. 28)

From the Kohala Watershed Partnership: We are going to out plant dibbles of Pilo, Manono and some Olapa in the upper Koaia corridor. If we get enough hands, planting 200 dibbles is not unrealistic. Wouldn’t that be fantastic! Please let us know by Wednesday, Aug. 25 if you can come. Phone: 443-2751; email: pelekaneadmin@kohalawatershed…. Be […]

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Kohala Watershed volunteer work day (July 10)

Kohala Watershed volunteer work day (July 10)

MEDIA RELEASE The Kohala Center plans its next KWP Volunteer Day on Saturday, July 10. “Our crew has lots of Pilo (small native tree) needing to get in the ground, so we will be working in the Koaia Corridor to outplant these,” says Barrie Moss. “We can feel and see it getting drier, so we […]

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Kohala Watershed Partnership celebrates Earth Day (April 22)

Kohala Watershed Partnership celebrates Earth Day (April 22)

MEDIA RELEASE To celebrate Earth Day 2010, The Kohala Watershed Partnership (KWP) invites you to join us in planting native species to restore the forested watershed of Kohala Mountain. Join us for either the 8-11 a.m. session or the noon-3 p.m. session Thursday, April 22. We will be working in the 600-acre Koaia Corridor. This […]

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Last day to sign up for Kohala volunteer days

Last day to sign up for Kohala volunteer days

MEDIA RELEASE The Kohala Watershed Partnership (KWP) now offers two volunteer opportunities each month. Our focus is watershed preservation and restoration on Kohala Mountain. On April 10, we will do invasive species control in the upper, wetter corridor. On April 17 we will do our very first volunteer day of planting in the Pelekane Watershed. […]

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The 18-month project is ahead of schedule and sprouting benefits

A Pelekane Bay kind of day

The 18-month project is ahead of schedule and sprouting benefits

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Deadline for outdoor science education program Sept. 7

Deadline for outdoor science education program Sept. 7

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island students and their teachers will have the chance this year to leave the classroom and study firsthand ahupuaa (watersheds) of West Hawaii. The Kohala Center is launching HI-MOES, or Hawaii Island Meaningful Outdoor Education for Students, an innovative hands-on science-based program that focuses on bay and watershed education in the watersheds […]

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Federal stimulus funds through NOAA grant pump up 18-month project to clean up Kohala watershed.

Inouye helps kick off Pelekane Bay restoration project

Federal stimulus funds through NOAA grant pump up 18-month project to clean up Kohala watershed.

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Regenerating ohia and hapuu at the Koaia Corridor restoration site. (Photo courtesy of Kohala Watershed Partnership)

Kohala Watershed Partnership work day May 16

  Special to Hawaii247.com by Melora K. Purell We sowed them in cinder, and nurtured their needs,  these Hawaiian plants that we’ve grown from seeds. Coming soon, the 16th of May, we’ll send these keiki plants on their way Into the soil, into sun, rain and breeze. We’ll give them a drink, and with stains […]

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Kohala Watershed Partnership work day April 18

MEDIA RELASE The Kohala Watershed Partnership invites community volunteers to plant native trees on Kohala Mountain as part of the Koaia Corridor Restoration project 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18.  Adults and children are welcome to participate; tools, gloves, and transportation to the work site are provided.  To learn more about the project or to […]

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