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Ahahui is now connected

Ahahui and Na Pohaku are on Facebook, Instagram and twitter.  We just want to get the word out.
And our tag is #AhahuiMalama and @AhahuiMalama
Cassandra Springer
Environmental Education Development
ʻAhahui Mālama i ka Lōkahi
Office: (808) 263-8008

November 30, 2017 at 6:29 am Leave a comment

Join us on Saturday, September 3, 2016 for our Youth Led Kawainui/Ulupō Huakaʻi

KUPU and Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi are cosponsoring this special free event on Saturday, September 3, 2016 from 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM. We’ll meet at Ulupo Heiau, go on a tour of Kawainui stopping at Kaha Park and Na Pohaku o Hauwahine. Then we’ll do protocol at Ulupo Heiau to be followed by hands-on restoration work at Ulupo. Lunch will be provided by Hale Kealoha & then talk story. To register for this event visit

Click on the following to download the flyer with details:   Youth Led Kawainui-Ulupo Heiau Huakaʻi Flyer_FINAL

August 26, 2016 at 6:37 am Leave a comment

Sign up now for the 2015 Kailua Ahupua‘a Geology Tour

Signup now for the popular Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour to happen on Oct. 3, 2015:

A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a, including Kawainui Marsh will be conducted on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Dr. Floyd McCoy, geology professor from the Windward Community College, will take the tour group to the Pali Lookout, AMERON quarry and Na Pohaku of Hauwahine, by Kawainui Marsh. He will explain how the Ko‘olau eruptive center was formed two million years ago and how the catastrophic collapse of the windward side of the shield volcano occurred. Dike formations and the quarrying operations by AMERON will be shown. Geological features of Kawainui will also be explained at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine. Bring your cameras, sun screen, wear outdoor gear and walking shoes.
The tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and AMERON. Donations of $10 will be accepted. There will be a limit of 30 persons and reservations must be made by calling Ka’imi Rick Scudder at 263-8008 or via email at “email @”.
View south from overlook at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine.

View south from overlook at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine. Photo by Kaimi Scudder

September 23, 2015 at 1:19 am Leave a comment

Join us on our annual Native Plants of Kawainui Tour, Sat. May 2, 2015

Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club are conducting a Native Plants of Kawainui Tour on May 2, 2015. We start at 8:30 am. Mark your calendar. The tour will be led by Rick Barboza of Hui Ku Maoli Ola nursery. We’ll car pool between sites. The tour will visit Ulupo Heiau ethnobotanical restoration site, and Na Pohaku o Hauwahine native forest and wetland restoration site along Kapaa Quarry Road, and for those interested, an optional tour of the Hui Ku Maoli Ola nursery in Haiku. Learn about what native plants exist in the Kailua area of Kawainui, what uses were made of these plants and what is being done to restore Kawainui with more native plants. Donation of $10 is suggested. Casual outdoor wear. Bring bug spray, sunscreen, camera, water. Wear good walking shoes. Tour limited to 25 persons, so sign up early.

Register early with Ahahui for this popular tour by calling Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008, or emailing “email @”

April 22, 2015 at 1:09 am 1 comment

KUPU staff and volunteers malama Ulupo Heiau on Martin Luther King Day

A good time was had by all. Weeds pulled, trees cut, mud moved, Kalo planted. A big mahalo to KUPU!

KUPU staff and volunteers with Kaimi Scudder and Kamuela Bannister at the lower area of Ulupo Heiau.

KUPU staff and volunteers with Kaimi Scudder and Kamuela Bannister at the lower area of Ulupo Heiau.

February 3, 2015 at 5:39 am Leave a comment

Birds of the Marsh Tour, Sat. Dec. 6, 2014


Join us on the annual Birds of the Marsh Tour

Leaders: Katie Doyle, wildlife biologist with Division of Forestry and Wildlife and Ka’imi
Scudder geographer with Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi.
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 (8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Learn about Hawaii’s endangered waterbirds and the efforts to restore the Kawainui,
Hamakua and Kaelepulu wetlands.
The tour will visit sites around Hamakua and Kawainui Wildlife Sanctuaries, and Kaelepulu wetlands. Other stops will be at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine to look at the volunteer-created wetland bird restoration project and the Corps of Engineers project in the upper marsh.
This natural history tour is co-sponsored by Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and the Kailua
Hawaiian Civic Club. A $10.00 donation is requested. We will car-pool between sites.
Contact Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 for more info.
Reservations required. Sign up for the tour via email: email @ or call
263-8008. Reserve your space early! Limited to 25 persons.
Alae ula. Photo by Kaimi Scudder

Alae ula. Photo by Kaimi Scudder

November 19, 2014 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment


Click on this to download the pdf flyer:


Reserve your space now for this special tour of the Kawainui-Hamakua Master Plan proposed Hawaiian Cultural Sites Huakai (tour)

November 22, 2014


FREE & Open to the Public

*Limited Seats available

Tour Meets @ Kailua Methodist Church

RSVP by Nov. 19, 2014 to or 808-398-2374

November 18, 2014 at 8:36 pm Leave a comment

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