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A Message from Our President

It is an honor to serve as the President of the Friends of Ka`ena. Our outgoing president, Josh Heimowitz, has moved to North Carolina with his family. We wish him well and are truly indebted to him for his leadership during the first three years of our existence. Much has happened in those three years. […]

Voice your choice Award for Friends of Ka`ena from Haleiwa Patagonia

Haleiwa Patagonia awarded Friends Of Ka’ena $1,500 for the 2011 Voice your Choice Award! Once a year, each Patagonia store receives $5,000 through Voice Your Choice to be divided among three pre-selected community environmental groups. Store customers then vote for the group whose work resonated most with them. Mahalo to Haleiwa Patagonia and all those that cast ballots […]

Check out Friends of Ka’ena on Facebook!

Stay connected with Friends of Ka’ena on Facebook!   Stay updated on our hikes, events, beach clean ups, membership meetings, volunteer opportunities!

Insects, Soil, and Marine Intertidal Habitat

Pacific Rim Conservation in collaboration with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources and the US Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program, conducted an intensive three day biological survey in March as part of the Kaena Point Ecosystem Restoration Project. Insects were collected and identified from points throughout the reserve to document whether the […]

Crossroads at Ka’ena Comments

Many of the 70+ comments ( link ) for the Star Bulletin article support limiting vehicles or stopping uncontrolled access to Ka’ena. Read below for an excerpt:

Star Bulletin (3/16/2009) – “Crossroads at Ka’ena”

The once remote coastal dunes are now drawing crowds and regulators In the old days, Kaena Point was so remote, only the hardy ventured that far. But these days, the rugged western flank of Oahu lures hikers from across the globe and hot-rodders who roar over its dunes. The state is planning to hire an […]