Post Archives from the ‘CONSERVANCY’ Category

2017 Manu O Ku Festival

Manu O Ku Festival 2017

The well-attended Manu-O-Ku or White Tern Festival, sponsored by the Conservation Council for Hawaii, with being one of the co-sponsors, was celebrated this year again on the lawns of the Iolani Palace on May 20th, 2017. Highlights were the many often hands-on educational exhibits for Continue reading the story "2017 Manu O Ku Festival"

Protecting the Environment for Future Generations

Our “Rights” vs. Our Responsibilities to Future Generations

Part of’s busy spring schedule focused on testifying at the  Hawaiian legislature in support of environmental issues and following up with written documentation as necessary. Some of the highlights are listed below. 1. Stopping the Blood Ivory Market in Hawaii. One of these bills, SB2647 HD 1, which we Continue reading the story "Protecting the Environment for Future Generations"

World Conservation Congress in Hawaii

Dying in our polluted nests

Sitting on a park bench you notice some birds searching for food, hobbling around without toes or even with part of their feet missing. You feel sorry and start feeding them. But you may not have to in the near future because they may be extinct before you know it, with you, perhaps unknowingly, having contributed to their extinction. What has happened Continue reading the story "World Conservation Congress in Hawaii"

Thank You, President Obama

President Obama, on August 26th, 2016, expanded the Papahanaumokuakea National Monument by Presidential Proclamation to about four times its original size as established by President George Bush in 2006. We also thank the hundreds of thousands of supporters who, like us, signed the petition to expand the Marine Sanctuary as well as the hundreds of organizations who sent letters of support to the President.’s support Continue reading the story "Thank You, President Obama"

CCH 2015 Annual Awards & Membership Meeting

Conservation Council for Hawai`i (CCH) 2015 Annual Awards & Membership Meeting was held on Saturday, October 10th at the Waipao – Papahana Kuaola’s Outdoor Education Site in the ahupua`a of He`eia in Kane`ohe The Board and friends of support the many projects of CCH on a more personal basis, again enjoyed this fun event and were able to buy Continue reading the story "CCH 2015 Annual Awards & Membership Meeting"

Community Fundraiser Saves Kai Iwi Coast Public Land participated in and supported the August 20, 2015 Waimanalo Community fundraiser that raised the remaining funds for the Trust for Public Land to purchase the 182 acres of mauka land above the Ka Iwi coast. P1010817 (Large) KaIwi Fundraiser (Large)


On October 13th, the Conservation Council of Hawaii ( held its annual meeting at Papahana Kuaola at Waipao. It was a memorable get-together in a historic natural setting. Many of its previous annual meetings where the public is always welcome Continue reading the story "CONSERVATION COUNCIL OF HAWAI`I"