Key Initiatives

Hauʻula Community Association provides programs with volunteer support and grant funding

1.HELP

Hauʻula Emergency Leadership Preparedness

Contact: Dotty Kelly-Paddock at dotty.kellypaddock@gmail.com

HCA’s HELP team created a disaster plan and volunteer teams for Hau'ula. The HELP  team  works with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management (DEM) and the State in quarterly cross-island networking meetings with other Oahu communities.

 

HELP has prepositioned emergency supplies for the community and established an Emergency Command Center.  City and State officials tell us that when a disaster strikes, Hau'ula will be on its own for 30 days or longer. 

HELP has the following teams that support the overall plan for community resilience. Join one today!

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Team

Medical Assistance Team

Tsunami Evacuation Team

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Neighborhood Block Captains

Communications/Ham Radio

2. HAU'ULA NEIGHBORHOOD SECURITY WATCH

HNSW

Contact: Moana Kalua at kaluam63@gmail.com

  • Sign Waiving

  • Neighborhood Checks

  • Beach Clean-ups

3. EDUCATION

Aloha ʻAina EDventures

Free Saturday Experiential Aina-Based Education (3-6th graders) Koolauloa & North Shore Schools 

 

9 am-12 pm @ Hauula Community Center

* Reservations Required (808) 255-6944

Contact: Lisa Change at kainoagirl808@gmail.com

4. MAUNAWILA HEIAU

Contact: Rebekah Walker at rebekah@hilt.org

  • Maunawila Menehunes

  • Summer Youth Educational Internships 

Maunawila Heiau, purchased with funding from the City and State, is now held in trust by the Hawaiian Island Land Trust (HILT). Maunawila Heiau is located in Hau'ula.

 

HOH services include: Over 1500 volunteers supported cleanup days this year, created a curriculum for the students to learn them about Maunawila, and created a display of artifacts in the Hau'ula Civic Center office, became docents and created new trails at the 9 acre site. We believe It is important for our children to learn about their place, its role in history and how important it is in Hawaiian culture.

There are stewardship activities the 2nd Saturday of each month. Contact Rebekah Walker at rebekah@hilt.org to see how you can participate!

Don't forget to bring: Water, gloves, bug spray and closed toe shoes. Hand clippers if possible, we often pull weeds and plant native plants. This Heiau is a "healing Heiau" so the goal is to replant the native medicinal plants!

5. KOʻOLAULOA KUPUNA CLUB

FOR SENIORS

Contact: Linda Avegalio at lindaavegalio@yahoo.com

This is a FREE club for Seniors (60+)  with activities on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9am-12 Noon at the Hauʻula Civic Center. See a typical weekly schedule with us below:

MONDAY: Exercise program + lunch

WEDNESDAY: Educational/Art cultural program + lunch

FRIDAY: Tai Chi exercise program + lunch

We also have speakers, game days and gardening days! Lots of variety, fun and great people! Once a month there is an excursion or Holoholo that is provided based on the interests of the group. We have our own 20-passenger bus which makes these trips a lot of fun! Please come in, check us out and share Aloha together!

A specially catered breakfast is provided on a monthly basis, on the 2nd Friday of each month called BreakFEST! With great food, fun, live music, presentations, guest speakers, etc.

6. COMMUNITY RESILIENCE
  • Koolauloa Community Resilience Hub: Planning & Development  2020-2025

  • Climate Change Mitigation: Risk Assessment & Planning   

  • Food Security Team: Planning Hauula Ulu & Food Hub  

  • Water Security: Testing

  • Energy Security: Solar & Thermal Combustion of Organic Material (TCOM) 

Contact: Dotty Kelly-Paddock at dotty.kellypaddock@gmail.com

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ADDRESS

Hui O Hau'ula

PO Box 264

Hau'ula, Hawaii 96717