We love giving back to Maui by volunteering to either help restore ancient Hawaiian sites, plant native trees or pick up marine debris on the beach. Great news , you can make a difference too! A number of organizations host weekly volunteer days making it an easy addition to our visitors' trip's itinerary. You have the opportunity to spend few hours giving back to the local community while enjoying access to "off the beaten trail " locations and also learn about the history and natural Eco system of the area. We all have the ultimate responsibility of protecting our resources for future generations.
Kipuka Olowalu is a non profit organization whose mission is to perpetuate the traditional and customary practices of Kanaka Maoli (native Hawaiian) and promote opportunities to regain the spiritual connection with their ancestors through the practice of hanai 'aina to ensure these beliefs and customs are passed down to future generations... You are in for a day of discovery and Hawaiian culture. Spend few hours planting native plants/removing invasive species, go on History walk and talk and learn about the importance of fresh water flow and connectivity to the ocean. Here’s a great opportunity to dedicate your efforts to restoration and conservation on Maui.
A truly immersive Hawaiian cultural experience.
Every Wednesdays 7:30am - 11:30am
The Coral Reef Alliance is a non-profit, environmental NGO (non-governmental organization) that is on a mission to save the world's coral reefs. In West Maui, land that historically supported pineapple and sugarcane plantations is now out-of-use and degraded. During heavy rainfall, soil and contaminants from these degraded landscapes travel down old dirt roads, enter stream gulches, and inevitably reach the ocean. Stormwater runoff is considered a major source of water pollution and has led to a 25-50% decline in Maui’s coral cover in the last fifteen years. Planting native plants, especially in highly erosive roads and kickouts directly adjacent to streams, helps stabilize soil, absorb sediments and nutrients, and increase ground water infiltration.
*Every second Saturday of the month*
call (808) 344 2533
Mālama Maui Nui is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate, inspire and empower residents and visitors alike to nurture the environment in support of Maui Nui's ecosystems, economy, quality of life and unique Hawaiian culture.
Mālama Maui Nui fosters volunteer programs and events throughout the year and is appreciative of all the support from volunteers, sponsors and partners.
TO VIEW CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES,
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW
or contact them via email
Maui Cultural Lands, Inc, (MCL) is a Maui-based grassroots land trust organization whose mission is to stabilize, protect, and restore Hawaiian cultural resources.
MCL was established as a non-profit organization in February of 2002 and is one of only a few land trust organizations on Maui targeting Hawaiian cultural lands along the coast and inland areas. They are currently a small organization operating on the basis of volunteerism.
Every Saturdays 9am
email: Ekolu333@hawaii.rr.com (808) 276-5593