To restore abundance to the Kahaluʻu Field System (Kūāhewa).
To provide a space for community to connect to ʻāina through the physical and knowledge-based restoration of Hawaiian food production landscapes.
What We've Achieved
- Completed 10 year management plan for the site with Kamehameha Schools (2011)
- Conducted ethnohistoric research and ecologic surveys of the project area to inform restoration
- Facilitated invasive vegetation clearing with the help of Forest Solutions Inc. and numerous community partners
- Created a site tour highlighting the common and unique features of the Kona Field System
- Provided ʻāina-based workdays for student groups of all ages, community groups, and professional groups, sometimes hosting more than 50 learners!
- Cleared and planted a kīhāpai demonstration garden plot with numerous Hawaiian varieties of crops
Banner photo provided by Aunty Yvonne Yarber Carter