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A day of aloha aina

Hawaii Kai volunteers uncover an overgrown heiau and pull invasive plants from a wetland

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 03, 2014

~~<p>Near Hawaii Kai Drive overlooking Koko Head, scores of volunteers are pulling weeds, digging up old fence posts, and turning shrubs into mulch to help to bring back a Hawaiian heiau and a section of wetland that was part of an immense fishpond that stretched to the ocean.</p>
<p>&quot;It is the piko (center) of this area,&quot; said Kaleo Paik, cultural adviser to Livable Hawaii Kai Hui. &quot;We were able to save it.&quot;</p>
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Near Hawaii Kai Drive overlooking Koko Head, scores of volunteers are pulling weeds, digging up old fence posts, and turning shrubs into mulch to help to bring back a Hawaiian heiau and a section of wetland that was part of an immense fishpond that stretched to the ocean.

"It is the piko (center) of this area," said Kaleo Paik, cultural adviser to Livable Hawaii Kai Hui. "We were able to save it." Login for more...



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