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Grants

For Friday, August 23, 2013


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2013

~~<p>&gt;&gt; The Hawaii Forest Industry Association has received a grant from the Hawaii Tourism Authority for the Honolulu Zoo Children&rsquo;s Discovery Forest. The $75,000 grant is part of HTA&rsquo;s Natural Resources Program through its partnership with the Hawai&lsquo;i Community Foundation July 9 . In a news release, association Executive Director Heather Simmons said, &quot;Our goal of reconnecting urban visitors with the Hawaiian forest is well on its way thanks to grants such as this most recent one from HTA.&quot;</p>
<p>When completed, the Children's Discovery Forest near the zoo entrance will provide a representation of natural systems, including a vision of Hawaii before the arrival of humans. The project will demonstrate culturally significant plant and tree species that once grew near traditional shoreline villages of Oahu.</p>
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>> The Hawaii Forest Industry Association has received a grant from the Hawaii Tourism Authority for the Honolulu Zoo Children’s Discovery Forest. The $75,000 grant is part of HTA’s Natural Resources Program through its partnership with the Hawai‘i Community Foundation July 9 . In a news release, association Executive Director Heather Simmons said, "Our goal of reconnecting urban visitors with the Hawaiian forest is well on its way thanks to grants such as this most recent one from HTA."

When completed, the Children's Discovery Forest near the zoo entrance will provide a representation of natural systems, including a vision of Hawaii before the arrival of humans. The project will demonstrate culturally significant plant and tree species that once grew near traditional shoreline villages of Oahu. Login for more...



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