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HAWAII ISLAND: Kipuka Oweowe Ohana Day of 2019

View of Hualalai from Puuwaawaa

View of Hualalai from Puuwaawaa

“We'll be outplanting and trail building if there is time!!


Saturday, January 5, 2019
9-12 p.m. 

Feel free to pass along this invitation to anyone else who may be interested!

The day will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the hiker check-in station and end at 12:00 p.m., with an optional potluck to follow. For those interested, there will be an opportunity to explore Kīpuka ʻowēʻowē, learn more about native plants, or just talk-story after lunch!


9:00   Meet at Hiker Check-in: Introduction to Place

9:30   Head to Kīpuka ʻowēʻowē

9:45   Work orientation

10:00  Hana!! Work together doing assigned tasks while enjoying each others company and taking mandatory water breaks!

12:00  Optional Potluck Lunch: Talk-story and get to know one another.  

2:00   A hui hou!

You are welcome to stay for our family-style potluck, but you are free to leave at anytime!


We’ll learn about Place at the hiker check-in station. We’ll then head to Kīpuka ʻowēʻowē where we will dive into either outplanting,  trail building, or hand watering. After we pau hana, we’ll enjoy a nice potluck lunch. You then have the opportunity to explore Kīpuka ʻowēʻowē or just talk-story after lunch!

**Terrain is uneven with overgrown vegetation. Weather can be hot and sunny or cold and rainy. The last bathroom stop will be at the hiker check-in**



Please email ( or call (808) 209-0596


Lunch to share for a potluck!

Plenty of water: multiple bottles please!

Sun protection

Rain gear

Sturdy hiking boots/shoes (closed-toe) are required

Mahalo nui for your support of the

Puʻuwaʻawaʻa Forest Reserve!

E aloha ʻāina kākou!”