To increase the effective management and protection of mauka watershed areas.
To help restore and perpetuate endangered dryland forest ecosystems on 70 acres of land in Ka‘upulehu, North Kona.
To reach at-risk youth by teaching them hands on through real-life application in a way that makes sense to them, that builds their self-esteem, and shows them they have the power to change their own futures.
To create Hawaiiís first outdoor living habitat for butterflies Ė a living laboratory that will demonstrate the importance they have on the environment.
To foster an interest in natural sciences and critical thinking through hands-on experiences in the rainforest, on the coast or exploring a wetland.
To increase consumption of local vegetable, fruit, and protein by teaching students, their school communities, and their family networks the value and methods of food production.
To enrich life through discovery, scientific research, conservation, and education by perpetuating the survival of plants, ecosystems, and cultural knowledge of tropical regions.
To ensure an environment where marine life is abundant, the water is clean and clear, and where people take responsibility for caring for and sustainably managing the resources.
To support the construction of a 10 foot by 12 foot permanent building to house and protect the tiller, mower and tables and chairs from the salt air and installation of an enclosed composting toilet.
To generate widespread awareness of local food security issues and garner support for sustainable island agriculture ventures.
To forge lifelong connections between people and Hawaii’s forests through ongoing restoration and education programs.
To preserve our natural resources and sustain Hawaii’s ecosystem by providing an affordable building material source as an alternative to demolition.
To create a video encouraging youth to protect our fragile island environment and keep our communities safe in the event of natural disasters.
To bring young people ages 8-18 to TREE’s educational sites throughout West Hawaii, where they will participate in active, hands-on exploration by studying in the field and taking part in environmental service projects.
To restore areas traditionally used for agriculture production and to provide a model for larger-scale community gardening efforts in Honolulu’s urban areas.
To address windward flooding by creating a moku-wide Ko‘olau Poko Flood Control Council.
Sustaining community participation in environmental improvement events.
Environmental education for disadvantaged children on Oahu and Maui.
Kona living ahupua‘a project.
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