Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association (HFIA). Mission: To promote healthy and productive forests and a sustainable forest industry through forest management, education, planning, and information exchange. About HFIA. Nonprofit corporation established in 1989. Over 225 members.
Mission: To promote healthy and productive forests and a sustainable forest industry through forest management, education, planning, and information exchange.
Hawai’i Forest Journal.
Pana’ewa Zoo Discovery Forest demonstration project.
Hawaii’s WoodshowTM entry by Marcus Castaing.
La‘i‘Ōpua Dryland Preserve.
Laupahoehoe Forest field trip.
Jill Wagner gives planting directions.
-Ka‘ūpūlehu Dryland Forest
-Kalaemanō Cultural Center
-La‘i‘Ōpua Dryland Preserve
-Kaloko Makai Dryland Forest Preserve
HYCC Intern helping volunteers outplant seedlings at Ka‘ūpūlehu Dryland Forest.
• Restoration of a 76-acre dryland forest in North Kona.
• Provide youth with a hands-on, land-based, environmental and cultural learning experience.
• Stewardship activities: outplanting seedlings, collecting and distributing seeds, building trails, and pulling weeds.
• Over 6,000 native seedlings outplanted and 29 acres restored.
• Managing the forest for Kamehameha Schools since 1993.
Cultural Educator Keoki Carter conducts his Mea La’au curriculum.
Site Manager Wild Brawner speaks to students.
Top: Traditional salt ponds at Kalaemanō, Salt from the ponds, Bottom: Talk Story event.
Volunteers outplant seedlings.
Volunteers build a dry stack wall.
Neraudia (ma‘oloa) Cuttings.
Invasive weed control.
Jill Wagner collects seed.
The collection and storage of native Hawaiian seeds from dryland sites on Hawai‘i Island for fire mitigation, restoration projects, and establishing living fire breaks.
Volunteers clean seed for seed bank.
We are working with the Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) and Three Mountain Alliance (TMA) to develop a Youth Education Plan for Kapāpala Forest in Ka’ū.
Kapāpala Forest, Ka’ū.
Volunteers at Pana‘ewa Zoo Discovery Forest.
Native and Agro-forest demonstration gardens at the Pana‘ewa Zoo.
Gardens were designed by Leonard Bisel Associates and are being created and maintained by community volunteers.
Interpretive features, web pages and outreach materials.
Seeking funds for Phase II
Pulling weeds in Agro-forest.
Liz Field and Aileen Yeh planting natives.
Happy volunteers after a hard day’s work.
Schematic Design Plan created by Leland Miyano, Jason Umemoto, and Leonard Bisel.
Don Albrecht’s bowls.
Tree selection and Demonstration Day.