Youth Challenge Hawai‘i (YCH) has taken an active role in helping care for the Kauhale Preserve over the past few months. YCH has been sending groups out regularly to help clean debris and maintain the heritage trail system in the preserve. Mahalo nui to Mālama Learning Center for introducing
Mahalo to Heather Spalding for helping us host another successful “invasive limu project” in April 2015. Volunteers from ‘Ewa Pu‘uloa Outrigger Canoe Club joined us to help remove Avrainvillea amadelpha, an invasive calcareous green algae commonly known as Leather Mud Weed.
Through the passing showers, early on Saturday morning, February 1st, 2014, more than 100 community members volunteered at the Kauhale Preservation Site Wetland to clean the preserve of introduced battis (pickle weed) in preparation for the annual nesting season of the endangered kukuluāe‘o<
Heather Spalding, PhD student of the late Isabella Akiona Abbott, and limu (seaweed) specialist, accompanied 25 'Ewa District residents along the shoreline to explore the bio-diversity of the coastal/intertidal flat
On May 4, 2019, Kamakaonaona Pomroy Maly (member of a family of renowned wili lei makers), and Kepa Maly, met with 14 community members to share a lei making and history workshop.
Nā keiki (youth) from the Hale Pono Ewa Beach Boys & Girls Club visited Kauhale Preservation Area on June 15th.
Members of the Hoakalei Cultural Foundation area keiki went out along the shoreline where they learned about limu and restoration of the shoreline.
Limu (seaweed) of the Hawaiian coastal waters have been and continue to be highly valued.