Ola Ka Honua
- Jilli Rose
- 22 min
For the past 25 years, thousands of Maui’s residents and visitors have come to volunteer at Auwahi, a storied forest on the leeward side of Haleakela volcano, planting more than 133,000 seedlings of 42 native forest species in three restoration areas totalling 56 acres. By their efforts, Auwahi has gone from being a “museum forest”, a handful of centuries-old ancestor trees in a cow pasture, to a vibrant young forest where a critical part of Hawai’i’s biota has sanctuary.
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