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October 31, 2020

Rare Seedlings Planted at Auwahi to Prevent Extinction of Native Hawaiian Tree

A small group from the Auwahi Forest Restoration Project gathered on the leeward slopes of Haleakalā to return six seedlings of one of the rarest trees in the world, mēhamehame (Flueggea neowawraea) back to the wild. In doing this, the global population of this tree species was increased by 12%.
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August 06, 2019

Paul Simon Maui Concerts to Facilitate Protection of Rare Native Forests

Auwahi Forest Restoration Project, along with Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo have been identified by renowned musician and songwriter Paul Simon as beneficiaries of proceeds from two concerts he will be playing next week on Aug. 13 and 14 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
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June 17, 2019

BREAKING: Paul Simon to Perform Two Maui Concerts, Aug. 13 and 14

Legendary singer-songwriter, PAUL SIMON will perform two concerts on Maui, Aug. 13 & 14, at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater and Yokouchi Pavilion
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June 10, 2019

Deadline Today for Input on Windfarm Impacts

Today is the deadline for public comments on a draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement on four Hawaiʻi wind projects.
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February 11, 2019

Auwahi Wind Farm Draft Habitat Hearing, Feb. 15

Auwahi Wind Energy, LLC operates eight 3-megawatt wind turbines augmented by an 11-megawatt battery storage system located on ‘Ulupalakua Ranch.
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September 10, 2018

Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber Postpones Social Due to Olivia

Due to the approach of Olivia, the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce has postponed its next social originally slated for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.
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June 28, 2018

‘Wahi Pana Auwahi’ Art Show Opens June 30th at Hui No‘eau

The Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center and the Auwahi Forest Restoration Project are partnering on Family Day June 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hui to present Wahi Pana Auwahi, an exposition of works by Maui artists highlighting the protection and restoration of native dry forest at Auwahi.
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July 21, 2017

Native Forest Thrives After 20 Years of Collaboration

ʻUlupalakua Ranch’s re-dedication of valuable grazing lands over to native forest restoration at Auwahi, Maui without compensation is remarkable.
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October 13, 2015

ʻUlupalakua Ranch Assists Fire Crews in Locating Lost Hiker

Firefighters rescued a man along the King’s Trail in Kanaio after he became lost while hiking alone in South Maui.
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April 26, 2015

Youth Volunteers Work to Restore Habitat for Endangered Kiwikiu

A group of youth volunteers spent recent weeks planting thousands of native trees on the leeward slopes of Haleakalā as part of an effort aimed at restoring dryland habitat for endangered native plant and bird species including the Kiwikiu bird, which numbered only 500 at last report.
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March 06, 2013

Wind Farm Electric Savings as Invisible as the Wind

"Don’t kid a kidder, my friend. Have you seen my electric bill? If there were windmills on this island I would know about it."
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April 27, 2012

VIDEO: Auwahi Wind Farm Groundbreaking at Ulupalakua

Officials with Sempra US Gas & Power say construction will create about 150 construction jobs, with five positions to remain in place for the operation of the facility.
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August 30, 2011

Public Hearing Wednesday on Auwahi Conservation Plan

By Wendy Osher The state Department of Land and Natural Resources will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 31 on a draft habitat conservation plan for the proposed Auwahi windfarm. The hearing will begin at 7 p.m. at the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center, multipurpose room in Pukalani. The habitat conservation plan outlines measures... Read more »
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July 26, 2011

Comments Accepted on Auwahi Wind Incidental Take Application

The comment period is open for the public to provide input on Auwahi Wind Energy’s application for an Incidental Take License.
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January 23, 2009


A 50,000th Native seedling will be out-planted this weekend at the Auwahi forest on Maui’s `Ulupalakua Ranch.  The Maui Restoration Group and Leeward Haleakalā Watershed Restoration Partnership are conducting the ceremonial planting to honor the recent passing of famed Maui conservationist and Kumu Rene Sylva.  Since initiating the vision of reforestation nine-years ago, more than... Read more »
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