David Y. Ige | DHHL NEWS RELEASE: VOLUNTEERS SCHEDULED TO CONDUCT WAIMEA LANDSCAPING

DHHL PRESS RELEASE: VOLUNTEERS PLANNED FOR LANDSCAPING IN WAIMEA

Posted on June 9, 2021 in News, Newsroom

(Waimea, Island of Hawaii) – The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) has granted limited entry rights to the Friends of Waimea Community Emergency Team, who will be performing voluntary landscaping near the security gate on Poliahu Alanui in Waimea, Island of Hawaii.

The group is using a grant from the North Hawaii Fire Wise Program to clear 600 feet of dry vegetation to reduce the risk of forest fires. The work includes removing dry leaves that have accumulated in hills on Poliahu Alanui.

The work is scheduled for Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents are asked to walk slowly through the area for safety reasons.

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