The 2023 Mano o Kū Festival will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the ‘Iolani Palace Coronation Lawn; free and open to the public!
News & Updates
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Conservation Council for Hawai‘i2022 Annual Awards and Membership Meeting October 15, 2022 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.Waiwai Collective1110 University Ave, Honolulu, HI 96826 Celebrate another year of conservation with Conservation Council for Hawai‘i. Come and learn of our accomplishments this past year, help us congratulate our 2022 Koa conservation awardee, enjoy delicious food prepared by Town […]
Senate Bill 2372 Recovering America’s Wildlife Act
Honolulu — Senator Brian Schatz has signed onto a bipartisan wildlife conservation bill, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, that will dedicate $1.4 billion annually to locally-led efforts to help at-risk wildlife species nationwide. “We’re facing a looming wildlife crisis, and this is the most important piece of wildlife legislation in the past fifty years,” said […]
Our 71st Anniversary
Join Us Friday, August 6, 5pm to 10pm in person, outdoors, at Moliʻi Gardens at Kualoa Ranch!
We had planned to celebrate our 70th Anniversary last year with all of you, but COVID-19 changed our plans. So, this year, we celebrate 71 years…and our 50th Anniversary as Hawaiʻi’s affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation – another major milestone!
Welcome Our New Board of Directors
CCH’s long standing success has been upheld by the expertise, strength and steadfastness of our board members. During each Annual Meeting, we vote on prospective board Member nominees. This year we are excited to welcome three new members to the CCH Board, with three year terms beginning on January 1, 2021.
Aloha ‘Oe to Laura Kalaukapu Low Lucas Thompson
He lā‘au ku ho‘okāki he lehua no Ka‘ala. A single lehua tree of Ka‘ala. Expression of admiration for an outstanding person, unequaled in beauty, wisdom, or skill. ‘Olelo No‘eau, Mary Kawena Pukui On Sunday, August 9th, Laura Thompson passed away in her Niu Valley home surrounded by family. She was 95 years old. Laura led […]
Traditional cultural practices of Native Hawaiians are vital to protect the native species and ecosystems in Hawai‘i nei
by Kaikea Nakachi – Moana Ohana In Hawai‘i, sharks hold a special place in cultural practices and are also vitally important to Hawai‘i’s unique marine ecosystem. Sharks are one of the most prevalent organisms identified as ‘aumakua, or ancestral family deities in Hawai‘i, and to honor this, an ancient kapu or taboo was placed to […]
CCH at the Capitol: A Reflection and Call for Action
Some of CCH’s most lasting and impactful legacies were borne from its steadfast advocacy before Hawai‘i’s legislature. We successfully fought for the state Natural Area Reserves System, Hawai‘i’s unique and robust Land Use Law, and statutory requirements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions We also secured continual state funding for biosecurity and conservation programs, and have […]