Sat, Oct 08|
"Group Therapy" w/ CRB Hawai'i (Meet Niu Valley Shppng Ctr)
The coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB), Oryctes rhinoceros, was first detected on O'ahu in December of 2013. Native to Southeast Asia, adult CRB feed on emerging palm fronds, causing damage that can often be severe enough to kill the plant.
Time & Location
Oct 08, 2022, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Pia Valley, Pia Valley, Honolulu, HI 96821, USA
About the event
We will meet at the Niu Valley Shopping Center main parking lot near 7/11. (Bring a mask to carpool)
Parking: We are asking if possible to park at the shopping center and carpool to Anolani street to minimize traffic and crowding. Please be respectful to our neighbors and keep our voices down and not to block the turn around in the cul de sac, their trash bins or mailboxes.
If you are parking on Anolani, please park across the street from the houses.
Annual Liability Waiver for must be completed prior to arrival (once a year)
Liability Waiver Link:
PLEASE Watch the required video Touch Plants 101 :
What to bring:
– SHOES ARE REQUIRED. – Clothing that can get dirty (long sleeve shirt and pants highly recommended!!) – Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen – Reusable water bottle(s) and plenty of water (1/2 gallon recommended) – Snacks and any medications needed
– Rain jacket (in case of inclement weather)
Please Note: There are no bathrooms at the site. Participants will need to trek in the bushes or drive to the nearest bathroom at Kawaikui Beach Park.
TOOLS: All community tools and gloves have been sanitized, we will provide tools and gloves but you are welcome to bring your own tools/gloves.
ACTIVITIES: Short hike to the restoration site. Clearing grasses, small branches, and planting/watering native seedlings. Risks include uneven terrain, loose soil, and hot weather conditions, chances of landslides or falling boulders.