Puʻulani Agroforest Restoration

Leah Bremer, Zoe Hastings, Maile Wong, Tamara Ticktin

Puʻulani is Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi’s pilot agroforestry restoration site. The restoration efforts, conceived in a partnership between Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi and the University of Hawaiʻi, are ongoing. The dynamic system is home to various native, indigenous, and introduced plants that are culturally, spiritually, and medicinally important to Hawaiʻi.

The forest is open to the community. Please see the following links for more information on Puʻulani and the ongoing collaboration with UH Mānoa.

Join us for monthly workdays.


Monthly Workdays

Puʻulani Agroforest Restoration workdays are held on the third Saturday of each month from 9am – 12 pm. Work consists mainly of weeding invasive understory, outplanting native shrubs and trees, and pruning/removing small invasive trees. Please use the SignUp Genius link to sign up for a workday.

Please bring the following items with you on the workday:
Long pants/leggings that you don’t mind getting dirty
Sun protection
Covered Shoes (mandatory to participate)
Optional: Hat, Towel, Change of Clothes

We are located at 46-406 Kamehameha Highway Kāneʻohe, HI 96744 . Refer to our “Driving Directions” under the “Visitors” tab for directions on how to get here. As you enter through the gate you’ll see a gravel lot — park here, and we will meet here and walk up to Puʻulani together.

Before you arrive for each visit please fill out this liability waiver:

For inquiries about coordinating small group workdays or visiting Puʻulani, contact [email protected] or [email protected]

Puulani Laau Cards

Learn more about Puulani and the laau that live there:




Shop from our sustainably farmed fresh produce

“Mahalo nui for such an amazing experience. Being Native Hawaiian, it’s so great to see our traditional practices being conserved, while helping feed our people healthy organic food and be proper stewards of our land and birthright. Kupanaha!!!”