Hānai ʻĀina, Waimea Valley Oʻahu

Event Date: 
09/13/2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Waimea Valley Botanical Office

What will we be doing?
You will be assisting the Conservation team in native Hawaiian planting and invasive species control.
 
Where do we meet?
Waimea Valley Botanical Office at 9am
59-864 Kamehameha Hwy. Haleiwa HI 96712
 
Where should I park?
Please park at the main guest parking lot and walk to the Botanical Office located past the Visitor Center parking lot. Parking is free.
 
Do I need to fill out any volunteer paperwork?
Yes, please remember to bring your signed waiver and application if this is your first time volunteering with Waimea Valley. If you are under 18 you will need the waiver and application signed by a parent or guardian. You can access and download PDF forms here 
 
What is the maximum volunteers per date?
We are looking for up to 20 people for each date (ages 12 and up).
 
Where do I RSVP?
You can RSVP with Waimea Valley’s Volunteer Coordinator at [email protected] or call (808)638-5855. Be sure to please specify date you would like to volunteer.
 
How do we get to the ridge?
You will be meeting at the Botanical Office with the Conservation team and hiking with your belongings up to the ridge. The terrain is easy to moderate for Kalahe`e Ridge (45 minutes) while the truck carries some people and all of the tools, plants, and equipment.
 
What should I bring to be prepared for the hike and work day?
The items below are highly suggested to keep you hydrated and work ready throughout the whole work day. There is very little shade on the ridge and it can get quite hot!
Water (at least 2 liters) (REQUIRED)
Close toed shoes (REQUIRED)
Lunch
Rain gear (if you have)
Insect repellent (just for the hike or ride up)
Sun screen
Hat
Long pants
Long sleeved shirt
And most importantly a positive attitude
 
Is there any charge to attend volunteer day?
No, this is a free event.
For more information please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at [email protected] or call (808)638-5855.