On November 18, 2017, Waimanalo Community Makahiki Festival sponsored by the Civic Club of Waimanalo in cooperation with Alohahawaiionipaa.org was conducted at Gabby Pahinui Pavilion at Waimanalo Beach Park. The rise of Makaliʻi (Pleiades) in the eastern evening sky shortly after sunset as early as mid-October signified that at the next new moon a new year and the beginning of Makahiki would begin. Makahiki was a four … Continue reading the story "2017 Waimanalo Makahiki Festival"
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Dying in our polluted nestsSitting 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"
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. Alohahawaiionipaa.org’s support … Continue reading the story "Thank You, President Obama"
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 Alohahawaiiaonipaa.org 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"
On September 27, 2015, alohahawaiionipaa.org secretary Audrey Haunani Chandler, some of its volunteers and members of the Board supported the annual Shriners Fundraiser held in Waimanalo by providing pro bono entertainment for this meaningful event. The Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu provides the highest quality care for a wide range of pediatric orthopaedic, neuro-musculoskeletal and neuro-developmental disorders and diseases and 50% of … Continue reading the story "Shriner’s Performance at Waimanalo"