Our Mission

Malama O Puna is a Hawai‘i non-profit corporation and 501(c)(3) volunteer service organization which focuses on the environment. Our mission is to assure critical habitat for native species and open space for future generations through environmental education, hands-on projects, advocacy, watch-dogging and land trusting. Please browse our website to learn more about what we do and like us on Facebook to receive announcements about our upcoming events!

2019 Year In Review

Read what we accomplished in 2019!


December 13: Malama O Puna Donates Land to Ho’oulu Lāhui

Upcoming Events

Films For Change series

Join us the second Thursday of each month at 6 PM for a free film screening followed by casual discussion.

Free popcorn! Optional: bring food for yourself or to share.

Chasing IceFebruary 13: Chasing Ice — Passionate team installs time-lapse cameras across the Arctic for a frightening multi-year record of the world’s melting glaciers.
Sea Of ShadowsMarch 12: Sea Of Shadows — Sea Shepherd and other activists battle poachers and vicious drug cartels for the survival of the Vaquita—the world’s smallest whale.
JaneApril 9: Jane — The story of Jane Goodall’s groundbreaking field work with chimpanzees, enabled by her open mind and love of animals.

Visit Us In Pāhoa

Stop in at our office in Pāhoa to use our Environmental Resource Center or just to say hi!

Malama O Puna Pahoa location