President Obama and Michelle Visited Hawaii on January 4th

They took a stroll at Na Pohaku just after dawn, a thrill for all of us volunteers working for years to recreate the Hawaiian lowland forest.
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The larger area of Kawainui is a “Ramsar Wetland of International Importance,” so come join the February 8th celebration for World Wetlands Day (off Pali Highway next to Kailua Methodist Church, 9-2 pm).  There will be plant, cultural and archaeological tours, and children’s activities.  I’ll be offering traditional chants.  Waimea Williams 2014The photo shows a restored nesting area for ‘alae ‘ula, the native bird  that gave the demi-god Maui the secret of fire.   
 
 
 
 
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About Waimea Williams

Memoir, 2004, Island Heritage. Debut novel, "Aloha, Mozart," 2012, Luminis Books. Various awards for fiction.
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