Volunteers Scheduled to Conduct Waimea LandscapingPosted on Jun 9, 2021 in Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Public Notice, Slider
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 9, 2021
Volunteers Scheduled to Conduct Waimea Landscaping
(Waimea, Hawaiʻi Island) – The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) issued a Limited Right of Entry to the Friends of Waimea Community Emergency Response Team who will conduct volunteer landscaping work near the security gate on Poliahu Alanui in Waimea, Hawaiʻi Island.
The group is utilizing a grant from the North Hawaiʻi Fire Wise Program to clear 600 feet of dry vegetation to reduce the risk of wildfire. The work will include the removal of dry foliage that has accumulated in mounds on Poliahu Alanui.
Work is scheduled for Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Area residents are asked to proceed slowly through the area for volunteer safety.
About the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands:
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands carries out Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole’s vision of rehabilitating native Hawaiians by returning them to the land. Established by U.S. Congress in 1921, with the passage of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, the Hawaiian homesteading program run by DHHL includes management of over 200,000 acres of land statewide with the specific purpose of developing and delivering homesteading.
Information and Community Relations Officer
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands