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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!

News

Malama O Puna recently finished up a Miconia eradication project focusing in 2 locations near Pahoa: the ‘Ginger Patch’ on Post Office Rd and along Ka’ohe Homesteads Rd.  See more

Malama O Puna is helping the community recover from the 2018 lava flow. The Tribune-Herald wrote about one of our projects, helping residents get grant money to reopen roads to their properties.

The Annual Membership Meeting planned for May 2020 is postponed indefinitely due to the COVID 19 outbreak.

Upcoming Events

Candidate Forums

Malama O Puna regrets being unable to host a candidate forum this year and will post links to any relevant virtual forums for races affecting Puna/Pahoa


July 15, 6 – 7:30 pm: American Association of University Women virtual forum

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.

On hold due to pandemic

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