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Volunteer

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Want to make a difference? Great! Here are some organizations in your community that would love your help!

Also follow our BigHawaii facebook page for volunteer opportunities as they come up

All Islands 

Hawaiian Islands Land Trust
http://www.hilt.org/
Operates on all islands, but seems to be most involved on Maui, where they are based. Primarily involved in acquisition of key land tracts to protect and preserve. Also coordinates volunteer days for land restoration and environmental talks to engage the public. They have quite a few holdings on each island.

Hawai’i Conservation Alliance Foundation
http://www.hawaiiconservation.org/
Large organization which coordinates many other eco-conscious groups and government organizations with the goal of preserving ecosystems and biodiversity. They deal in long term strategy, planning and also coordinate the annual Hawai’i Conservation Conference. They have some some volunteering opportunities with their community outreach programs. Follow their facebook page for event updates here

National Park Service
National Parks are operated on Maui, Hawai’i, Oahu and Moloka’i

Visit the Park main volunteer page to get volunteer opportunities near you http://www.nps.gov/getinvolved/volunteer.htm

Volcano National Park – Hawai’i Island Volunteer Page
Haleakala National Park – Maui Volunteer Page

Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale Sanctuary
http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov/involved/volunteer_program.html
Volunteer opportunities on O’ahu, Kaua’i and Maui

Hawai’i Nature Conservancy
http://www.nature.org/
Volunteer opportunities among the island, please check their Hawai’i volunteer page for upcoming events.

Hawai’i Wildlife Fund
http://wildhawaii.org/
Volunteer opportunities for various projects, please see their volunteer page

Hawai’i Island

Kohala Watershed Partnership
http://kohalawatershed.org/
Kohala specific group for ecosystem restoration, species conservation and invasive species management and community outreach (including nature camps for kids, community volunteer days, etc)

The Kohala Center
http://kohalacenter.org/
Community outreach, based in Waimea and operate the Kahalu’u education center.

The Food Basket – Hawai’i Island Food Bank
http://www.hawaiifoodbasket.org/
The Food Basket is more the a food bank, but also works within the community to eradicate hunger at it’s root cause through partnership and education. You can find the volunteer application from the link at the bottom of the page.

Hawaii Reforestation Program Foundation
(808) 769-0683
Hawaii Reforestation Program Foundation Volunteer Page
Looking for reforestation assistance at weekly planting days. Keiki are welcome!

Waimea Valley – Hiipaka
(808) 638-7766

Waimea Valley Volunteer Page

One of last partially intact ahupuaa on O`ahu, Waimea Valley consists of 1,875 acres and has been a sacred place for more than 700 years of Native Hawaiian history. As part of a cooperative conservation land purchase, Hiipaka LLC. was established to manage and preserve this sacred land.

Maui 

Hawaiian Islands Land Trust
http://www.hilt.org/
Operates on all islands, but seems to be most involved on Maui, where they are based. Primarily involved in acquisition of key land tracts to protect and preserve. Also coordinates volunteer days for land restoration and environmental talks to engage the public. They have quite a few holdings on each island.

O’ahu

Hawai’i Children’s Discovery Center
http://discoverycenterhawaii.org/
Volunteer Page

Kahea – Hawai’ian Environmental Alliance
http://kahea.org/about/volunteering
Environment community action organization in search of volunteers.

Want your group listed, just let us know!

info@bighawaii.org

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