Volunteer! Volunteer Opportunities

 

Mālama Maunalua

Saturday, September 22
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Kuli‘ou‘ou Beach Park
100 Bay Street
Honolulu, HI 96821

Parking
Street parking available on Summer Street or at the Kuli‘ou‘ou Beach Park lot

What to Bring
Signed Volunteer Agreement form, water tabis/shoes if you have them (there will be extras available onsite), clothes that can get wet, hat, sunscreen, water, sunglasses, and a backpack to carry your belongings.

Hosted in partnership with:

Malama Maunalua

We will help restore the marine environment by removing invasive limu (algae) from the nearshore waters and donate it to local, organic farms. The water will be about knee-deep and we will be wading across the shallow part of the bay.

More info can be found at: http://www.malamamaunalua.org/


Hawai‘i Nature Center Volunteer Workday

Saturday, October 13
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Hawai‘i Nature Center
2131 Makiki Heights Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822

Parking
2131 Makiki Heights Drive. On Makiki Heights Drive, continue for approximately 0.5 mile until the road makes a sharp hairpin turn to the left (look for a row of mailboxes on the right side of the road). At the hairpin turn, continue straight ahead on the gravel road. Limited parking will be available in the parking lot on the left - more parking can be found on Makiki Heights Drive if the lot is full. Look for the blue shirts! We will walk up to Hawaiʻi Nature Center shortly before 9:30am where the Makiki Loop Trail begins.

What to Bring
Signed Volunteer Agreement form, closed-toed shoes, long pants, sunscreen, bug spray, and water bottle.


Hosted in partnership with:
Hawai‘i Nature Center

We will be assisting with gardening, landscaping, stream clearing, and invasive vine and plant removal. Keiki are welcome! Working gloves and tools will be provided.

 
Who is allowed to volunteer?
Friends and family of all ages are welcome!
 
What can I expect at this volunteer event?
  • Burn up to 150 calories every 30-45 minutes in this low-intensity, stress-reducing exercise
  • Work with others interested in promoting and practicing good health

Why is volunteering important for my health and well-being?
Volunteering is a great way to contribute your gifts, talents, and time to your community and is associated with major health benefits. Studies show that people who volunteer have lower rates of cancer, heart disease, and depression. Plus, they have lower healthcare costs. Volunteers report feeling happier and rewarded by learning something new and contributing to a worthy cause.

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To learn more about Blue Zones Project, visit our website or watch a short video.
Questions? 
Please feel free to contact us by email.

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