Slow Food O’ahu Work Day at Kako’o ‘Oiwi – July 12
46-406 Kamehameha Highway, Kāneʻohe HI 96744
Work 8:30 a.m. – Noon; Lunch to follow Work
Kako`o`iwi is a nonprofit organization working to restore agrigulture and to make productive again, the beautiful wetlands of He`eia. Their work is driven by vision and passion of local area kupuna and community members. Within the He`eia wetlands, is an area referred to as “Hoi”. One of Kako`o`oiwi’s projects is, Mahua `Ai o Hoi, or “re-planting the fruit of Hoi”. It is community-driven and aimed at “restoring the once thriving natural, cultural, social and economic values of Hoi for the benefit of the community.”
WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Shoes, sunscreen, refillable water bottle; bug spray; clothes you don’t mind getting muddy; and friends!
Drive on Kamehameha Hwy going towards He’eia Kea Pier from Windward Mall. After you pass King Intermediate the road will go down a hill and just before the bottom and right after the last residential home, there is a small dirt road. It is right before the pump station and if you go on the bridge, you have gone too far. Follow the dirt road in a ways till you get to the lo’i site
Kako`o`oiwi will provide lunch, but we encourage folks to bring a dish to share. Also, please bring your own dishes and utensils. No need to bring your paper ticket.