Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea MLCD
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Our Mission

Working to replenish and sustain the natural and cultural resources of the Pupukea and Waimea Ahupua'a for present and future generations through active community stewardship, education, and partnerships.


Volunteers are essential in helping us reach our goal of protecting, caring for, and educating about the Pūpūkea Marine Life Conservation District.

Volunteers are needed for the following tasks/activities each Saturday from 8:00am - 4:00pm at our Sharks Cove Community Outreach Tent:

Set up and break down
Community outreach & education
Biological monitoring (in-water fish and invertebrate counts)
Human use monitoring
Native plant project (planting and weeding/maintenance)
Limu project monitoring
Beach cleanups

Volunteer with us! Spend a fun day (or just a few hours) at the beach helping to make a difference!

Find out what volunteers do

Upcoming Events

Get Involved!
We invite you to come hang out with us at our Community Outreach Tent each Saturday at Sharks Cove from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

Sat Jul 11, 2015
Volunteer Day
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click here to see Calendar

Read about ways you can participate

Makai Watch Training

May 2nd we held a Makai Watch Training. It was a HUGE success!

Mahalo nui loa to Luna and Anne, to DOCARE Officers Al, Carlton and Woody, MPW Board and Staff, and all of our fantastic volunteer participants!! A special mahalo also goes out to Elise of Upcountry Creations - Farm to Table Desserts for donating the onolicious banana and coconut breads...we couldn't get a photo before they were all gobbled up!

See Our Photo Gallery for More Pictures

"Poetry of the Sea" & Ka Papa Kai

A giant MAHALO NUI goes out to long time MPW volunteer, Jim Parsons, for facilitating "Poetry of the Sea" with the students of Ka Papa Kai. It was awesome!

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Weekend Newsletter

NEW! See what we did Jun 2 at Sharks' Cove click here..

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