The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress is just over a week away. The Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi has several opportunities for you to join us in and outside of the congress.
September 2, join us for a knowledge cafe from 11am-1pm focusing on
“Exploration and enjoyment of nature enhances societal benefits and promotes wilderness conservation” with our very own Leilei Shih and other speakers.
September 4, 8am-2pm, spend some time outside with us for a service trip at Mānoa Cliffs working to clear weeds from an area rich in native plants. Contact csoares4(at)gmail.com for more information and to reserve spots. Reservations required.
September 4, 6pm-9pm, join us for pupus and drinks at the Surfjack Hotel for our “Waves of Change” Hawaiʻi Chapter fundraising event. Meet Sierra Club National’s treasurer, Liz Walsh and shark advocate and photographer Mike Coots. Contact kirsten.fujitani(at)sierraclub.org for details and ticket information. Tickets required.
September 5, 8:30-10:30am, hear from Doris Cellarius, Aroha Te Pareake, and Kapua Sproat at a knowledge cafe featuring “Successful campaigns led by indigenous peoples for the restoration of waterways – new partners, new approaches.”
September 10, 8am, get outside and hike with us at Wiliwilinui. 5 miles roundtrip, starts off as a nice stroll and ends with a steep climb to the Koʻolau Summit where we will enjoy great views. Contact jean.fujikawa(at)gmail.com for more details and to reserve spots. Reservations required.
September 10, 9am-2pm, join Sierra Club, Sustainable Coastlines and Parley crews to clean up marine debris around Malaekahana. Visit our Facebook Event for more details.
September 11, 8am, have a chance to practice your nature photography with us at Mānoa Cliffs with native and endangered plants. Contact makikirandy(at)gmail.com for more details and to reserve spots. Reservations required.