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Restoring Kona

Restoring Kona Flyer

Restoring Kona, Section 1

All over Kona, people are working to restore nature and culture. We will visit three restoration sites, learn what is going on there, and participate with meaningful help, in most cases planting native trees and restoring ancient trails. Expect to learn much about Kona’s natural and human history, and how both nature and culture are being preserved and restored - now with your help!

UPDATE: Section 1 is no longer available for Spring 2018. Please register for Section 2 or Section 3, or contact UH Hilo CCECS at (808) 932-7830 or ccecs@hawaii.edu for more details.


Restoring Kona, Section 2

All over Kona, people are working to restore nature and culture. We will visit three restoration sites, learn what is going on there, and participate with meaningful help, in most cases planting native trees and restoring ancient trails. Expect to learn much about Kona’s natural and human history, and how both nature and culture are being preserved and restored - now with your help!

Required
Bring gloves, water, and sun protection.
Date
Saturday, March 3, 2018
9:30am - 12:00pm
Location
KONA, Palamanui Campus, Room TBD
Tuition
$35

Restoring Kona, Section 3

All over Kona, people are working to restore nature and culture. We will visit three restoration sites, learn what is going on there, and participate with meaningful help, in most cases planting native trees and restoring ancient trails. Expect to learn much about Kona’s natural and human history, and how both nature and culture are being preserved and restored - now with your help!

Required
Bring gloves, water, and sun protection.
Date
Saturday, April 7, 2018
9:30am - 12:00pm
Location
KONA, Palamanui Campus, Room TBD
Tuition
$35

Meet Richard Stevens:

Richard Stevens has been working for over 20 years on restoration projects, including planting over 52, 000 native trees, and finding and cleaning many Hawaiian trails. He was a former Trails Researcher with the Hawaii State Division of Forestry and Wildlife, and has recently been restoring and reforesting the Hawaii Community College, Palamanui Campus. Dr. Stevens earned a Ph.D. in U.S. in World History and M.A. in Southeast Asian History at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.