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State money still needed for Kahoolawe restoration

  • COURTESY KIRC / NOVEMBER 2018
                                Student volunteers from Mililani High School install a wattle on the hardpan in the Hakioawa watershed. Wattles are erosion- and sediment-control devices made from rocks wrapped with geotextiles and burlap that shorten slope lengths, reduce the speed of water flows and trap sediment.

    COURTESY KIRC / NOVEMBER 2018

    Student volunteers from Mililani High School install a wattle on the hardpan in the Hakioawa watershed. Wattles are erosion- and sediment-control devices made from rocks wrapped with geotextiles and burlap that shorten slope lengths, reduce the speed of water flows and trap sediment.

  • COURTESY KIRC
                                Ka Ipu Kukui volunteers plant native species at the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission’s dryland forest restoration project site in December.

    COURTESY KIRC

    Ka Ipu Kukui volunteers plant native species at the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission’s dryland forest restoration project site in December.

  • COURTESY KIRC
                                KIRC staff prepare a planting site before volunteers arrive to assist in the dryland forest restoration project.

    COURTESY KIRC

    KIRC staff prepare a planting site before volunteers arrive to assist in the dryland forest restoration project.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 7, 1994
                                Gov. John Waihee receives title transfer documents from Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy William J. Cassidy Jr. At left is Adm. William Retz, and at right is KIRC Chairman Dr. Emmett Aluli.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 7, 1994

    Gov. John Waihee receives title transfer documents from Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy William J. Cassidy Jr. At left is Adm. William Retz, and at right is KIRC Chairman Dr. Emmett Aluli.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 19, 1997
                                Protect Kaho‘olawe ‘Ohana protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse before trial.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 19, 1997

    Protect Kaho‘olawe ‘Ohana protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse before trial.

The commission that manages the battered island says progress continues but there’s a backlog of volunteers waiting to help. Read more

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