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Wiliwili Festival Sept 12 Waikoloa Stables

Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative presents the 5th annual Wiliwili Festival 9/12 at the Waikoloa Stables from 9 am to 3 pm. Keiki activities, forest tours, music, local vendors, native plant giveaway, silent auction.

Registration opens for Science Camps of America Hawaii 2015

Begin your summer in the field exploring the volcanoes, rocks, forests, ocean and skies of the Big Island of Hawaii. At Science Camps of America in what has been called “nature’s greatest laboratory,” you will see science come to life as you experience geology, oceanography, ecology, climate, and astronomy, “up close and personal”. Practicing scientists will share their stories and show you the latest gear they use to further their work. Gain an understanding of our world that will surely have a life-long affect.

If you are a teen entering grades 8-12 and have a passion for fun and science, Science Camps of America is for you.

For more information, go to http://sciencecampsamerica.com/

 

Waikoloa Future Foresters Gear Up For FY 2013-2014

The Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative is getting ready for the 2013-2014 Waikoloa Future Foresters (WFF) year. The first WFF meeting will be on Saturday September 7th and they will meet every other Saturday through May.

 

The first month’s worth of activities includes:

 

  • Hike and seed collection (ohana welcome)
  • Native plants, why do we care about them. Plant anatomy and identification
  • Introduction to year-long program. Set up and design experiment and data collection methods

 

There will be several activities and field trips throughout the year.

 

For information, contact Jen Lawson at 808-339-2142 or jen@waikoloadryforest.org.