Environmental Justice

  • Hōlani Hāna

    Hōlani Hāna

    Hōlani Hāna is collaborating with a kīpuka in Central Maui that supports grassroots community-led collective action focused on the long-term healing and restoration of the ‘āina and ‘ohana impacted by the Maui fires. holanihana.org

  • Ke Ao Hali’i

    Ke Ao Hali’i

    Ke Ao Haliʻi protects and preserves the natural cultural resources of the Hāna moku and the customary traditional practices of Native Hawaiians of the region to hold title to and own interests in real property or to hold easements to preserve and manage the area’s natural, scenic, historic, and marine resources for the benefit, education, and enjoyment…

  • Pōhāhā i ka Lani

    Pōhāhā i ka Lani

    Pōhāhā i ka Lani builds upon nearly two decades of the organization’s land stewardship and revitalization efforts in Waipiʻo Valley, helping to ensure that the wahi pana will thrive with native plants and deepen the relationship between residents and visitors helping to mālama ʻāina. HPF funding facilitated transportation in and out of the valley, provided compensation…

  • Mālama Kakanilua

    Mālama Kakanilua

    Mālama Kakanilua is presently engaged in direct action resistance/protection of ‘iwi kūpuna, and aims to stop the Grand Wailea Resort from constructing 151 hotel units, swimming pools, new wings, and injection wells in known Kanaka Maoli burial grounds. The hui stands with other Kanaka Maoli groups pursuing this case to ensure that ‘iwi kūpuna are…

  • Hui o Kuapā

    Hui o Kuapā

    Hui o Kuapā educates local and global communities about Native Hawaiian biocultural resource management through the restoration, use, and maintenance of Moloka’i’s loko i’a (traditional Hawaiian fishponds) and their adjacent lands. The restoration of ‘Ōhalahala pond in the ahupua’a of Kūmimi on Moloka’i’s East end continues the hui’s 33 year legacy to ho’ohanohano (uplift and…

  • Maunakea Education & Awareness

    Maunakea Education & Awareness

    Maunakea Education & Awareness educates and raises awareness of communities in Hawai’i and beyond on the spiritual, historical, cultural, environmental, and political significance of Mauna Kea and ALL sacred places, and provide cultural learning opportunities to everyone from keiki to kūpuna, residents, visitors, and others concerned about indigenous rights and responsibilities in order to create a…

  • Ke Kahua o Kūali’i

    Ke Kahua o Kūali’i

    Ke Kahua o Kūali’i‘s mission is to inspire and support cultural and environmental wellness through land stewardship of Palalupe and Pōhakea at Kawainui fishpond. The Kūkulu Kauhale Program is an educational program that fosters traditional land management applications and supports cultural practices for the well-being of all community members and Kawainui—a traditional Hawaiian fishpond that…

  • Kuhialoko


    Through the utilization of ahupua’a based management techniques, Kuhialoko focuses on raising awareness and community driven involvement to address ongoing issues impacting Hawai’i’s resources, including water rights, access, native and endangered species habitat management, food security and regenerative community based subsistence practices. By focusing on perpetuating indigenous and culture based knowledge and skill sets, Kuhialoko…

  • Pōhaku Pelemaka

    Pōhaku Pelemaka

    Pōhaku Pelemaka aims to protect and preserve cultural and natural resources along the Puna Coast through culture-based education and community-based input to mitigate the impacts of visitor and resident traffic within the wahi pana. Part of a larger effort to strengthen and unify the voices of partnering Hawaiian organizations in Puna, they host convenings, coordinate…