Rain Garden at Windward Community College
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
76 people are interested
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Hui o Ko’olaupoko at our upcoming Garden Workdays. Below are some details about the event. You can find additional information and pictures on our website.
Windward Community College Rain Garden: This project encompasses 3,000 square feet of rain gardens and native vegetation in front of Hale 'Imiloa. Rain Gardens are designed to capture storm water run-off from impervious surfaces like roofs, roads, and parking lots. The rain garden traps and infiltrates the storm water run-off before it has a chance to carry pollutants into nearby streams and bays.
Volunteers will be involved in clearing invasive plant species from the gardens using small hand tools and hand pulling weeds as we work to open areas for re-introduction of native plants.
- Please wear closed-toe shoes and work clothes that you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Long pants and sleeves are recommended.
- Bring a water bottle, snack, sun protection, and bug repellant. All tools & gloves will be provided.
- Participants under age 16 must have adult supervision.
- Participants under the age of 18, attending without their parent or legal guardian, must bring the signed waiver.
- Our community workdays and volunteer events happen rain or shine!
Feel free to call or e-mail me if you have any additional questions. I look forward to working with you!
About Hui o Ko'olaupoko
1051 KEOLU DR STE 208, KAILUA, HI 96734, US
Protecting ocean health by restoring the aina: mauka to makai.
The mission of Hui o Koolaupoko is to protect ocean health by restoring the aina: mauka to makai.
Throughout the Koolaupoko moku (Makapuu to Kualoa) in Windward Oahu, land-based pollution is a leading threat to ocean health and resources. Hui o Koolaupoko (HOK) addresses these problems by being a leader in community-based watershed management; working with communities to improve water quality through ecosystem restoration, implementing low-impact retrofits (LIR), reducing non-point source pollution and developing education, outreach and volunteer programs for all ages.
Along with HOK’s restoration work in Koolaupoko, the organization provides services including technical consultation, restoration design, trainings and watershed restoration capacity building throughout Oahu and the State of Hawaii.
45-720 Keaahala RdHale Imiloa at Windward Community CollegeKaneohe, HI 96744
- Environmental Education
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
- Habitat Restoration
- People 55+
- Must be at least 10