Wandering and weeding along forest trails of Koke'e this summer, I've found myself ever more deeply loving the very common native plants that make up so much of a healthy Hawaiian forest. Shiny purple 'uku'uki berries sparkle in the sun, their spear-like foliage green as ever, in spite of a dry summer. The light green naupaka kuahiwi, their keiki coming up abundantly every where we've weeded, the 'a'ali'i seedings, the orange-fruiting pilo- these are the sturdy maka‘ainana of the forest.Our…See More
From the frosty cinders of Puu Wekiu to the fringing reef of Molokai; from the summit bogs of Waialeale to the dry shrublands of Kanaloa; from the kuahiwi, kahawai, and moana; the kuleana to know and protect the pae aina is what this group is for.
Aloha mai e ke hoa:
I was just on your moku, hemolele i ka malie, with aunty Sabra, visiting Nu'alolo Kai, Koke'e/Alaka'i, and Ahu a Laka ma Ha'ena, with our halau, wonderful time! Great to see you here on Maoliworld. I get to be your first page comment! ;) Please join my group Malama 'Aina.