Papahana Kuaola, located in the ahupuaʻa of Heʻeia in the ʻili of Waipao, is a mālama ʻāina based learning organization that is connecting the area's past with a sustainable future.
Our mission is to create quality learning focused on Hawaiʻi's cultural and natural resources, environmental restoration, and economic sustainability fully integrated with Hawaiian knowledge in order to exemplify a lifestyle respectful of kānaka, ʻāina, and akua.
Are you looking for a summer job where you get to work outside doing mālama ʻāina projects and community education while getting paid for it?! Check out our Mālama Waipao Summer Internship Program
Papahana Kuaola is excited to release its new childrens' book 'Elepaio and Punawai A Waipao Adventure
Check out our 'Elepaio Book page for more information!
Check out our 'Elepaio Bookmark activity, now available for free download and print!