Deadline is Aug. 20 to apply for a paid internship working outdoors and learning about restoring, preserving and protecting resources in Windward O‘ahu.
The eight-month 2012-2013 He‘eia Ahupua‘a Internship seeks four 18- to 30-year-olds to participate in fishpond restoration, aquaculture activities, native plant propagation, lo‘i (taro terrace) restoration and stream restoration. Interns will also learn about place names, native and non-native plant and animal species, and cultural sites in the area. Read more about Young adults sought for Windward O‘ahu internship
The Hale‘iwa Farmers’ Market held a grand reopening in Waimea Valley on Aug. 9, where it will continue its weekly markets at the Pīkake Pavilion and main lawn.
The farmers’ market features dozens of booths offering fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, nuts, grass-fed beef, fish, coffee, plants and orchids, food to eat on site or take home, and wares by local artisans. The market runs from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, bringing locally grown food, art and music to the North Shore community. Read more about Hale‘iwa Farmers’ Market has a new home in Waimea Valley
Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu, left, Hōkūlea crew member Keahi Omai and Polynesian Voyaging Society President Nainoa Thompson on the steering sweep of the Hōkūlea. - Courtesy: Justyn Ah Chong, Palikū Documentary Films
Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu took a sail on the Hōkūlea in Mālmala Bay after blessing the voyaging canoe during a private ceremony Aug. 7 at Sand Island.