HFIA and Hawai‘i Forest Institute are working with the Division of Forestry and Wildlife to develop a plan for bringing youth to the Kapāpala Forest, Ka‘ū for cultural and environmental education. The goal of this effort is to involve youth through cooperative programs with the Department of Education, University of Hawai’i, and other educational institutions.
Mahalo to DOFAW for contributing $5,000 and the Cleo Foundation through the Hawai‘i Forest Institute for contributing $10,000 to develop the youth education plan.
Kapapala KoaCanoe Forest Youth Education Plan-DRAFT
Learn more at http://www.hawaiiforestinstitute.org/our-projects/kapapala-canoe-forest/