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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, February 27, 2006

For the environment

Advertiser Staff

WINDWARD WORKDAY: The Windward Ahupua'a Alliance will hold a landscaping workday and HI-5 beverage container collection drive 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kawai Nui Wayside Park, opposite the Model Airplane Field on Kapa'a Quarry Road. Wear closed-toe shoes with gripping soles, long-sleeved shirts, bug repellent, sunscreen, and a hat; lunch, water, snacks and tools provided. Advance registration requested; call 247-6366 or 223-5535, or e-mail info@waa-hawaii.org.

WHALE COUNT: The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary needs volunteers March 25 to count whales over a four-hour period at 65 sites on three islands. To register, call (888) 55-WHALE, ext. 253, on the Big Island; (808) 246-2860 on Kaua'i; or 397-2654, ext. 253, on O'ahu.

KIPAHULU OVERNIGHTER: Join the Friends of Haleakala for an overnight service trip March 11-12 in the Kipahulu District. Bring gloves, long pants and long-sleeved work shirt, water bottle, sun/rain protection, swimwear, bug repellent, food, flashlight and sleeping bag. For information/reservations, call (808) 248-7660.

ALA WAI CLEANUP: The Sierra Club will clear debris from the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor on March 18. Meet at 8 a.m. at the harbor master's office. Bring sturdy shoes, hat, thick rubber gloves, sunscreen, water. Call Sylvianne Yee at 373-3062 or Deborah Blair at 955-4168.

NATURE DOCENTS: Volunteer teaching docents are needed for the Hawai'i Nature Center's second-grade program. Time commitment is four hours in the morning twice a week from March to May. Call Pauline Kawamata at 955-0100, ext. 18.

KANAHA RESTORATION: Volunteers are needed daily for brush removal, rubbish pickup, planting and watering at Maui's Kanaha Beach Park. Contact Community Work Day at (808) 877-2524, cwdkhb@pixi .com, or www.hear.org/naturalareas /kanahabeach.


KONA MULCH GIVEAWAY: Free mulch is available at the Kealakehe/ Kona Transfer Station's green waste area, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily; bring your own pitchfork. Loading assistance is provided from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Send listings to: For the Environment, P.O. Box 156, Wailuku, HI 96793; cwilson@honoluluadver tiser.com; or fax (808) 242-1520.