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Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour, Nov. 4, 2017

Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour,
Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a, including Kawainui Marsh will be conducted on Nov. 4, 2017 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. We will car pool between sites. Once you sign up, we’ll let you know where to meet.

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 263-8008 or via email at “”.
We are only taking stand-by requests now, tour is filled already.

September 21, 2017 at 8:43 am 2 comments

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

Help restore a native forest at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine on Saturday, May 16, 2015

Please volunteer with us on Saturday May 16, 2015 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm to help restore Na Pohaku o Hauwahine located along Kapa’a Quarry Rd. in Kawainui Marsh, Kailua. Our restoration efforts at this site include removing alien plants and restoring with native plants. We are also maintaining a native wetland bird habitat in the marsh where we remove alien weeds. We will be primarily concerned with weeding and cleaning up areas and possibly do some new native plantings and watering. Earn community service hours. Wear work clothes, shoes, (no slippers!) bring your gloves, weeding or cutting tool, bug spray, water and snack. Contact Kaimi Scudder at 263-8008 or email: if you’re coming and for more information.

May 11, 2015 at 8:59 pm Leave a comment

Happy Holidays from Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi

Happy Holidays to all our supporters, friends, relatives and volunteers. We hope you have a safe and wonderful holidays. Ahahui will be doing strategic planning and capacity building in 2015 in order to better implement our mission to practice and promote a Modern Native Hawaiian conservation ethic. Your continued support, participation and input is welcomed.

Watch this blog for upcoming events in January, 2015.

Kaimi Scudder, Administrator


Wili wili pua at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, 2014.

Wili wili pua at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, 2014.

December 23, 2014 at 12:10 am Leave a comment


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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

Draft Master Plan for Kawainui-Hamakua Complex available for review – Voice your support

Kawainui-Hamakua Complex Draft Master Plan Available
The Draft Master Plan for the Kawainui-Hamakua Complex Project is now available for public review, and may be download from the project’s website identified below.
Please visit the website at
Comments on the draft master plan are due Monday, June 30, 2014.  A participant letter is also available on the project website that has more information on where to send written comments.
Copies of the draft master plan (on CD) will be distributed to various community organizations that have been involved on this project.   If you would like to receive a CD of this report, please see the participant letter for contact information and where a limited number of CD copies will be available.  
Thank you for your participation in this planning process.  Helbert, Hastert & Fee consultants 

May 27, 2014 at 9:16 pm 2 comments

Native Plants of Kawainui Tour, Sat. April 5, 2014

Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club are conducting a Native Plants of Kawainui Tour on April 5, 2014. 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 @”

Rick Barboza will lead the Native Plants of Kawainui Tour

March 21, 2014 at 7:15 pm Leave a comment

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