KAUPA will be one of the organizations participating in a Mauka to Makai stream cleanup this Saturday, October 11th along Kalihi Stream. If you have time and would like to help Malama, please join us!
KAUPA (Kalihi Ahupua'a Ulu Pono Ahahui) is dedicated to restoring the natural and cultural resources within the Kalihi ahupua'a through education, outreach and action. We are currently working on a Kalihi stream restoration project behind Kalihi Waena Elementary School. This includes cleaning up the stream, educating the youth, and starting an edible/medicinal Polynesian garden where community members can come to plant, grow, and harvest native plants like Ulu, Kalo, Mai'a, Uala...whatevahs!
Details for this months stream cleanup:
When: Saturday, Oct. 11
Time: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Directions: KAUPA restoration site is located behind Kalihi Waena Elementary School (1240 Guilick Ave.) From H1, take the Likelike exit. Turn LEFT on School Street, and LEFT on Gulick Ave. Kalihi Waena Elem. School is on the right hand side.
8:30 a.m. Check in & Brief orientation of KAUPA
8:45 a.m. Stream Clean-up
11:00 a.m. Pau (finish)
11:15 a.m. *Free Lunch will be provided by Kamehameha Intermediate *(please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a lunch)
Please wear covered shoes and clothes you don't mind getting wet and dirty (old tennis shoes or Tabis are perfered), and a hat (suggested). Morning Donuts, granola bars and water will be provided but you are welcome to bring extra fruit from your or your neighbor's yard to share with the community, if you'd like!
Link to MapQuest for directions: