Groundbreaking ceremony held for the Hawaiian Humane Society’s new Ewa location
By Cindy Ellen Russell |
May 5, 2021
| Updated on May 6, 2021 at 12:35 am
A groundbreaking and blessing ceremony was held for the Hawaiian Humane Society's Ewa Expansion at Hoopili in Ewa on Wednesday The 5.5-acre facility is the second location for HHS and will be two times larger than the one in Moiliili. It is expected to be completed at the end of 2022, and open in early 2023.
The new HHS animal transport van was brought to the ceremony. The 24-kennel van will be used as a pop-up adoption site at various events as well as spay-neuter transportation.
Anna Neubauer, Hawaiian Humane Society CEO, speaks at the ceremony.
Kahu Kordell C. L. Kekoa, right, stands with Hawaiian Humane Society board members and administrators at Wednesday's event.
Kahu Kordell C. L. Kekoa, right, stands with Hawaiian Humane Society board members and administration holding sticks, or o'o, for the groundbreaking.
Pictured at the maile lei untying were Ginny Tiu, Hawaiian Humane Society Board Chair, and Anna Neubauer, Hawaiian Humane Society CEO.
Hawaii representatives Gregg Takayama and Dale Kobayashi tour the new HHS animal transport van.