Koaiʻa Corridor Native Plant Sanctuary & Restoration Project

Koaiʻa Corridor Native Plant Sanctuary and Restoration Project

Rehabilitation of degraded pastures and reforestation of a 2-mile riparian corridor totaling 360 acres, between Waiakamali and Luahine Streams on leeward Kohala. Habitats range from mesic forest to wet forest.
KWP Partners:


  1. Inspect and maintain boundary fences around all restoration areas
  2. Collect native seed, propagate and install native plants
  3. Monitor natural regeneration
  4. Provide opportunities for community engagement and service

Total Annual Budget:

  • $40,000


  • State of Hawaiʻi, Atherton Family Foundation, Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, Harbor Gallery
Koaiʻa Corridor restoration site

Hundreds of children and adults have planted thousands of native plants into the Koaiʻa Corridor restoration site.

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