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Kahoolawe watershed rehabilitation project is bearing fruit

  • COURTESY KIRC

    Students from King Kekaulike High School plant native flora, shrubs and trees at Hakioawa Watershed on Kahoolawe as part of a soil erosion control project, above.

  • COURTESY KIRC

    Volunteers lay a bed of mulch and rocks for native plants at Hakioawa watershed on Kahoolawe.

The formerly bare, red-dirt slopes of Hakioawa watershed on the northern slopes of Kahoolawe island are now festooned with green through the labors of the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission and 199 volunteers from around the state. Read more

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