Before and After 2007 2010The Manoa Cliff Restoration Project is an all-volunteer effort that is actively restoring  a 6-acre fenced area of forest along the Mānoa Cliff Trail.  The site still has many interesting native species and is easily accessible to the average hiker on O’ahu.  More details can be found on the Project page.

Meaningful contributions to the rehabilitation this native forest is available to anyone with interest. With volunteer help, the results of weed control and native outplantings, which started in 2005.  We encourage volunteers to join us any Sunday, at 9AM.  If you would like more information you can contact us at manoacliffnatives@gmail.com.

Koa seedling 12 31 12The efforts of this all-volunteer project have witnessed many successes.   Koa seedlings have sprouted and the older ones are already 10 feet tall. There are also new seedlings, the most common being ‘oha wai (Clermontia kakeana), ‘ōhi’a (Metrosideros polymorpha), hame (Antidesma platyphyllum), koki’o ke’oke’o (Hibiscus arnottianus), kōpiko (Psychotria mariniana), māmaki (Pipturus albidus), and manono (Hedyotis terminalis).  For more detail on the native and invasive plants of the area, view the photo gallery.