Earth Day Fair

Lā Honua Earth Day 2024

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The Lā Honua Earth Day Committee welcomes students, staff and faculty from Hawaiʻi Community College and University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo to join us in celebrating Lā Honua ~ Earth Day 2024 with events from April 19th to April 24th. Our theme this year is I Ola E Nā Kini, focusing on the protection and nurturing of native plants and animals, their spaces and places.

2024 Lā Honua Events

Kīpaepae & Mālama Native Plants Day

Date: Friday, April 19th, 2024
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Hawaiʻi CC - Manono
Details: Opening Lā Honua Kīpaepae followed by gardens day activities & workshops

UH Hilo Native Gardens Work Day

Date: Friday, April 19th, 2024
Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: UH Hilo - Hale ʻŌlelo & Kīpuka
Details: Work in the māla at Ululaumāhie Garden or at Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center

Protect our Native Forests

Date: Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Keauhou-Kaʻū (Volcano)
Details: Mālama Uka Stewardship Day with ʻImi Pono No Ka ʻĀina at Keauhou-Kaʻū

Protect our Native Forests

Date: Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Hawaiʻi CC - Pālamanui
Details: Mālama the Botanical Garden and Dry Land Forest & enjoy potluck lunch

Protect Our Coastlines

Date: Sunday, April 21st, 2024
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Waiuli (Hilo)
Details: Mālama Kai Stewardship Days at Honokea Fishpond with Hui Hoʻoleimaluō

Protect Our Coastlines

Date: Sunday, April 21st, 2024
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Kaloko (Kona)
Details: Mālama Kai Stewardship Days at Kaloko Fishpond with Hui Kaloko Honokōhau

Lā Honua Earth Day at UH Hilo

Date: Monday, April 22nd, 2024
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Details: Campus Fair for UH Hilo/HawCC & K-12 Students

Still accepting exhibitors. Contact Michelle Shuey at mshuey@hawaii.edu for more information.

Lā Honua Virtual Symposium Days

Date: Tues. April 23rd & Weds. April 24th, 2024
Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Zoom
Details: Afternoon Keynotes & Presentations on Zoom

Earth Day Outplanting & Dye Workshop

Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Keaukaha Military Reserve (Hilo)
Details: Lowland wet forest restoration & plant-based dye workshop


If you have any questions, please contact the Lā Honua Earth Day Coordinators: Michelle Shuey at lahonua@hawaii.edu (UH Hilo) or Drew Kapp at dkapp@hawaii.edu (Hawaiʻi CC)