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Nov 02, 2015

Malama ʻĀina at Historic Preserve Area


We had an awesome day at the Keahuolū Historic Preserve with the ʻaha ʻopio (youth group) and some of their ‘ohana (families).  Several staff members from both Hilo and Kona children’s centers joined us. 

Volunteers hauled all the dead branches from the ali’i (royal) compound to the cart path, while Morgan chipped the haul into mulch, and Likeke cut some of the preserve's dead trees and branches.

A good time was had by all!

            The ʻopio ...


            ... with some of their haul.


            Morgan chipping away.


            ʻOpio hauling sticks and dead branches.


            Our tallest and smallest ʻopio working together.


Mahalo to story contributor Lyle Gomes, QLT land and property steward.

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