All University of Hawaiʻi students are invited to participate in opportunities to conserve, preserve, and explore during Sustainable Summer ‘16. Note: Participants must sign a liability waiver; minors must also have a parent/guardian sign the waiver. Group size may be limited depending on activity and August 6 activity is open to the public. RSVP at email@example.com.
July 16 • 8:30 – 11:30am
Maunalua Fishpond Heritage Center
Learn about the moʻolelo (history) of the area by the Maunalua Fishpond Heritage Center, the Hawaiian fishpond, and the how to maintain this culturally significant site. Remove invasive species from Maunalua Bay and replant native plants. Some work will be in muddy areas, be ready to be up to knee-deep in mud or ocean. Meet next to Niu Valley Shopping Center, near 7-11 store.
July 23 • 9am – 12:30pm
Kamananui Valley Road with DLNR – Cancelled due to weather conditions
Kamananui Valley Road is the name of the State sanctioned Na Ala Hele Trails and Access System trail. Join us for this 3-mile (roundtrip) hike and along the way, stop for educational talks about sites of historical and cultural significance, remove invasive species (strawberry guava) and outplant native Hawaiian plants. Meet at Moanalua Valley Neighborhood Park; group leaves promptly at 9am.
July 30 • 9 – 11:30am
Learn about Lyon Arboretum and help native plants flourish by working to remove invasive species. Meet at Lyon Arboretum in the parking lot. Note: There will be a short hike from the parking lot to the work site.
August 6 • 8 – 11:30am
Kānewai Loʻi, UH Mānoa Campus
*Open to the public. "Kānewai sustains a pure collection of kalo…Families, students, and community organizations are welcome to engage and immerse themselves in hana Hawaiʻi and ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian activity and language)." Meet at Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, 2645 Dole Street, Honolulu. manoa.hawaii.edu/hshk/ka-papa-loi-o-kanewai
For more on Sustainable Summer ‘16, call (808) 956-9246 or visit summer.hawaii.edu
UHM Outreach College
Sinclair Library 301
2425 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822