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Mālama Ala Wai Community Fair – Oʻahu
April 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mālama Ala Wai Community Fair, Friday, April 19, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Ala Wai Promenade
$10 event parking available at Hawai‘i Convention Center
On the cusp of Earth Day, Hōkūleʻa will arrive at the Hawai‘i Convention Center for a series of public events on April 19 and 20, 2019. This last stop of the Mahalo, Hawaiʻi Sail is the end of the final chapter of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. This final port engagement will also showcase the efforts by students and community organizations to restore the Ala Wai Watershed.
60 students working on projects to restore the Ala Wai Watershed will be sailing on Hōkūleʻa (80 students will greet the canoe at the Ala Wai Promenade) representing Halau Ku Mana, SEEQS, Voyager, Iolani School, Punahou, Kaimuki High School, Mid-Pacific Institute, Maryknoll and Ānuenue.
Program speakers include Polynesian Voyaging Society president Nainoa Thompson, Palau president Tommy Remengesau, Governor David Ige and participating students
Approximately 20 organizations from the Ala Wai Watershed Collaboration will have booths at the Mālama Ala Wai Community Fair to share their projects to clean up the Ala Wai Watershed and how the public can get involved including Ala Wai Watershed Association, Waterkeepers Alliance, Mānoa Heritage Center and others.