Ka Iwi Coast
Mauka to Makai

Exploration Volunteers Needed

Individuals, organizations, and school groups welcome.
As we become more familiar with the cultural and natural resources of the mauka lands protected, our need for volunteer kokua increases.
  1.     Malama ‘Aina Hike leaders
  2.     Community workday coordination/ volunteers
  3.     Maintain existing trails
  4.     Exploratory hikes to blaze new trials
  5.     Native plant mapping and monitoring
  6.     Seasonal hike monitors (photo document)
  7.     Development of Mauka Trail Guide

Volunteers Needed to Malama 'Aina

Coalition Volunteers Needed

Individuals, organizations, and school groups welcome.
The protection and care of the Ka Iwi coast is all of our responsibility. The heavy lifting of mauka to makai protection to keep this area in its “wild and natural state” took 45-years. Together we need to monitor the health of this cultural and natural resource and work collaboratively to malama ‘aina and perpetuate it’s history.
  1. Coalition’s Laulima Team
  2. Community outreach and advocacy
  3. Kaiwi Coast Run & Walk tent (November)
  4. Earthfest at Kaiser HS (April)
  5. Update Presentations to NHBs
  6. Cultural and Natural Resource Education
  7. Maunalua-Makapu’u Scenic Byway
  8. Ka Iwi events
  9. Mauka Explorations
  10. Development and implementation of a fundraising plan
  11. Grant sourcing, applications, implementation
  12. Partnership development
Mahalo to the Sierra Club of Hawai'i O'ahu Group for hiking and trail leadership. Mahalo to Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club and the Hawaii Kai Golf Course for their ongoing kokua.
Contact us for more information on how you and/or your group can get involved.

Photos from Trail Clearing Workdays -- April 2019

Photos from the Blessing of Habitat Protection and Restoration Efforts for the Ka Iwi Coast
Sunday, April 2, 2017

How you can help.

Get educated.
Visit the media page and view detailed maps, media articles, video and photos.

Let government know.
Contact your state representative or senator, the mayor and/or your City Council representative. Inform them of how you feel about the Ka Iwi coast/Sandy Beach area. Respectfully ask that the city continue to protect the coast for future generations.  Respectfully ask that the city to continue to protect the coast for future generations.

Share what you know.
Talk about this issue with family and friends. Download and print out our information leaflet and pass it on. It’s available in PDF format at www.hawaiikaihui.org, “Ka Iwi Coalition.”

Join us in the quest to preserve the Ka Iwi coast in perpetuity! We periodically meet at the “Dave Matthews bench” to discuss all things Ka Iwi coast.

Become a friend.
If you are an organization, we want to add your name to our list of "Friends." Become a “Friend of the Ka Iwi Coast” by meeting with us to learn about the issues and discuss how your organization can help.

If you are an individual, take a stand and demonstrate your support. We converse via email and phone and meet occasionally to exchange ideas.
"In addition to finding fulfillment in being part of an effort to preserve the coastline where I grew up, I made many new friends who made the experience a fun one.  I encourage everyone to remain involved in the [stewardship] process, and even if you have just found out about the Ka Iwi Mauka Lands, it is never too late to join."
- Kendrick Chang, Youth for Ka Iwi