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Community education and action in Hawaii to fight climate change.

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Arbor Day Artists recognized by Mayor Caldwell

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Restore Hamakua Marsh

School groups, community groups and individual community members are restoring the watershed at Hamakua Marsh.  From keiki to kupuna, they have planted over 1,800 native trees and plants.  The trees sequester carbon and more!

Learn about Climate Change

Elementary schools and other groups participate in workshops and talks to learn about climate change, land use change and the impact on native species.  610 students taught in 2017. New initiative: NGSS curriculum that is place based and includes climate change.

Cut your Carbon Emissions

Get the biggest bang for your buck!  Learn what you do that produces the most emissions, and the easiest ways to reduce emissions.

Influence the Legislature

Hawai'i has commited to becoming carbon neutral by 2045.  That requires renewable power, renewable transportation and more trees.  Check in during session to support initiatives that will help those commitments become a reality.

WE TURNED A GRAFFITIED STORAGE SHED INTO AN EDUCATIONAL MURAL!

Check out the VIDEO of the Ola Maluhia Kaneohe Stake Young Women - they helped paint the mural as part of their service project.

"We Love Trees" poster contest exhibitions at Honolulu Hale (2/19) and the State Capitol (3/19).

Works of art that express the value of trees through the eyes of our keiki.

Co-organized with Trees for Honolulu's Future

WAYS TO HELP

Your time, special skills or donations are welcome!

Care for the  native forest at Hamakua Marsh and/or request workshops.

 

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PARTNER SCHOOLS

These are among the schools that have participated in field trips at Hamakua Marsh and/or in-school workshops on climate change.  Click the icon to see photos from planting days.

Healthy Climate Communities is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Donations are tax deductible.