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Volunteer Activities with DLNR

RPCVHI Community Activities

RPCVHI supports the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources' efforts to clean and improve native plant species at two marshes on the Windward Side:  Kawainui Marsh and Hamakua Marsh.   We join with local organizations for beach cleanups during Earth Day events and fundraising events. 

RPCVHI members participate in the Martin Luther King National Day of Service by joining with other volunteer organizations to Oahu's North Shore beaches.

Every Earth Day  RPCVs participate with other organizations to clean trash and plastics from Hawaii's beaches and coastlines.

One of our most successful activities has been participating in the Annual Speech Festival at Moanalua High School on Oahu.  Moanalua High School has the largest second language program in Oahu and RPCVs were invited to share their use of a second language in their volunteer work overseas.  Additionally, one of our RPCVs who works in the second language department at UH-Manoa was asked to judge students who gave speeches in their second language.   RPCV participated in the 2022 Annual Speech Festival as judges for students in the French language classes.

  • ACTIVITY: Marsh Pano

  • ACTIVITY: Energetic Marsh worker

  • ACTIVITY: Marsh Workers

  • ACTIVITY: Marsh Workers

  • ACTIVITY : Marsh Panorama

  • ACTIVITY: Marsh Work Pulling Weeds

  • ACTIVITY 2020_Marsh cleanup 02

  • ACTIVITY 2019 MLK Day Nat'l Day of Service

  • ACTIVITY 2020 Nat'l Day of Service trash clean up

  • ACTIVITY 2019 Hamakua Marsh cleanup site

    Hamakua Marsh

  • ACTIVITY 2020 Kawainui Marsh clean up crew

    Marsh work day

  • Activity 2022: Restoration Work North Ponds

  • ACTIVITY: Speech Festival Moanalua HS

    Yes I speak Chinese!

  • ACTIVITY: Speech Festival Moanalua HS

    Using a 2nd language in Peace Corps

  • Activity 2022: Restoration Work North Ponds

  • Activity 2022: Kawainui Marsh North Ponds 2

  • Activity 2022: Restoration Work North Ponds

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