Reusable water bottle. No single use plastic water bottles at the pond. We provide igloos of ice water for you to refill your bottle.
Wear clothing you don’t mind getting dirty and wet
Tabis or old athletic shoes
Gloves and Hat
Signature Form and Driving Directions (Print): You’ll need your Photo/Video release, which gives Pacific American Foundation permission to take photographs which may include you, your group or your child, for the sole intended purpose of educational use. You waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto. You’ll also need to turn in a liability waiver form signed for all in group by group leader, and by all adult individuals who are not part of groups, and guardian adults for minor children.
7:00 Set-Up and Parking: Volunteers Needed! 7:30 Registration Opens: Morning Snack Available on Picnic Table
8:15 Morning Circle: Introductions and Oli, Instructions/Assigning of work groups/Pond leaders, Work tools distributed, Go out to the work sites! Remove limu from pond, pull mangrove keiki, cut mature mangrove, pass mangrove to chipper, and other restorative work.
11:30 Return from work sites and clean up: First, rinse off mud from body, tools, and gloves in the Ocean so we don’t waste fresh water at the hoses. Then do a final rinse of tools and gloves with fresh water, with pails provided. Hang gloves out on the line and place tools on picnic tables. If you have borrowed shoes, wash and hang on pegs to dry.
11:45 Pizza lunch! If you need a work certificate, they’ll be at the registration table at noon!
12:15 Assist with clean-up: Storing equipment and leaving everything tidy. Mahalo!