Community Service & Outreach Events

~ Here is an updated list of general Community Service events for FALL 2018. Events listed here will count towards NHSEMP and OHA Scholars Program requirements. ~

*General Community Workdays are listed below Monthly Community Workdays List*


Last updated: Feb. 25, 2019

~ March 2019 ~
2019 Lāhui Hawaiʻi Research Center Student Conference - Day One
Hosted by Native Hawaiian Student Services

March 29, Friday
Option 1: 8:00am-1:00pm
Option 2: 12:30-5:30pm

Tasks: Set-up and registration; Room monitors; Lunch crew and programming; Clean up

The third annual Lāhui Hawaiʻi Research Center Student Conference brings together haumāna, kanaka ʻōiwi, kumu, and the community to highlight and discuss some of the many exciting and relevant research projects. This yearʻs conference theme is Ko Hawaiʻi Pae ʻĀina.

For the Volunteer Sign-up: CLICK HERE



2019 Lāhui Hawaiʻi Research Center Student Conference - Day Two
Hosted by Native Hawaiian Student Services

March 30, Saturday
Option 1: 8:00am-1:00pm

Tasks: Set-up and registration; Room monitors; Lunch crew and programming; Clean up

The third annual Lāhui Hawaiʻi Research Center Student Conference brings together haumāna, kanaka ʻōiwi, kumu, and the community to highlight and discuss some of the many exciting and relevant research projects. This yearʻs conference theme is Ko Hawaiʻi Pae ʻĀina.

For the Volunteer Sign-up: CLICK HERE



~ April 2019 ~
2019 HSSO Science Olympiad State Finals

April 6, Saturday
Volunteer Times: vary between 6:00am-5:30pm

Schools from our State Regional Tournaments have advanced to our Hawaii State Finals and vie for the chance to represent our State that the National Science Olympiad Tournament in two divisions for friendly competition in various STEM topics! 

We are looking for volunteers to help out with STEM activities and general duties!

For more information on shift times and duties: CLICK HERE

For questions, please contact nhsemp@hawaii.edu



STEM ʻOhana Day: "Akamai Engineers"
Hosted by NHSEMP and Nā Pua Noʻeau

Create and lead STEM activities for K-12th graders and their ʻohana!

Interested in volunteering? Contact nhsemp@hawaii.edu

Event Day: April 20 Saturday @ 7:30am-12:00pm




~General Community Workdays~ 
Wednesdays

Ho'oulu 'Aina Community Work Day, Kalihi -
9:30am-12:00pm
Pacific Island traditions in agroforestry - work in the forest, grow food and medicine in the traditions of our ancestors from Hawaii to Chuuk, Japan to Ilocos Norte.

Thursdays

Ho'oulu 'Aina: Growing Farmers, Kalihi -
9:00am-12:00pm
Engage in organic gardening, seed sharing and till the ʻāina; volunteers practice growing food on the ʻāina and take these skills back to your own home gardens.

Friday

He'eia Fishpond, Kaneohe - 
8:00am-12:00pm (RSVP is required)
Hauling rock & coral, building wall, mangrove removal, site maintenance, anything else!
RSVP here
For More Information: http://paepaeoheeia.org/volunteer/


1st Saturdays of 
Every Month

Kanewai
Manoa & Punalu'u - Lo'i Work
For More Information: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hshk/ka-papa-loi-o-kanewai/getinvolved/


2nd Saturdays of Every Month

He'eia Fishpond
8:30am-12:00pm (with lunch provided by the staff...so RSVP is required) 

Restoration and rehabilitation work
RSVP here
For More Information: http://paepaeoheeia.org/volunteer/


Kaha Native Garden Workdays
Native plant identification, propagation, and more
9:00am - 12:00pm


Hui Malama i ka LokahiKailua - 
Restoration of ethnobotanical & cultural features


Kumuola Foundation, Mānoa - 
10:00am-2:00pm
Planting, weeding, loʻi work, etc.
For more information: https://www.kumuolahawaii.com/programs


ʻUlupo Heiau Community Workday, Kailua - 
8:30am-12:00pm
Loʻi and land restoration
For more information, contact Kim at kkmsk@hawaii.edu



3rd Saturdays of Every Month

Ho'oulu 'Aina Community Workday
Focus on native reforestation, community food production, & healthy food preparation
8:30am-12:00pm

Every 3rd Saturday of the month, volunteers and community members come together to learn and work in the forest, garden, and kitchen to malama, or care for, Kalihi Valley. Native reforestation, community food production, and healthy food preparation fill our morning, and at noon we share harvest and potluck under the tent. Community members and large groups are encouraged to sign up. Our work difficulty levels welcome all ages and families with small children.


He'eia Estuary Restoration Project
Invasive species removal and native plant restoration
9:00am - 12:00pm
RSVP here


Papahana Kuaola Community Workday
Kaneohe - 
Ha'iku Stream restoration: native plant propagation, planting, weeding, mulching
9:00am-12:00pm


KanewaiManoa & Punalu'u - 
Lo'i Work
RSVP: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hshk/ka-papa-loi-o-kanewai/contact-us/
For More Information: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hshk/ka-papa-loi-o-kanewai/getinvolved/


Diamond Head Volunteer Days, Honolulu,
Invasive species control and park beautification.
Time: 8:00-11:30am

Directions: Drive up to the toll booth and let them know you are there to volunteer. Continue passed the gate arm and you will see the red concession truck straight ahead on your right. Pass through the yellow gate and park along the fence to your right. The ranger station is the first office trailer on your left.

Wear closed-toed shoes, long pants, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses & bring sunscreen, water bottle, and snacks (We will provide the gloves and tools)
Register: http://dlnr.ivolunteer.com/dhsm 
For more info please contact: Emily Hauck, Diamond Head State Monument Park Ranger (808)271-3281 or email Emily.C.Hauck@Hawaii.Gov



4th Saturdays of Every Month

Hawai'i Nature CenterWaipahu -
Marsh restoration: invasive species removal, establishing habitat areas for endangered Hawaiian waterbirds

Papahana Kuaola Community WorkdayWaipao - 
Mulching, weeding, planting, harvesting, cleaning kalo

Pūpūkea-Paumalū Volunteer Workday - 
Trail maintenance, erosion control projects, invasive species removal, native plant out-planting
October 27

He'eia FishpondKaneohe - 
8:30am-12:00pm (with lunch provided by the staff...so RSVP is required)
Restoration and rehabilitation work
RSVP here
For More Information: http://paepaeoheeia.org/volunteer/



~ Past Events ~
To view past events, please CLICK HERE