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Oct 15th, 2016 || HWF’s 20th Anniversary Ho’olaule’a in HILO — see ya there!

Aloha mai kākou,

Our apologies for any cross postings …

Hawai`i Wildlife Fund (HWF) turns twenty in 2016!

Many of you have joined us sometime this year at a volunteer event to commemorate this milestone. However, in a couple weeks on October 15th, we will be celebrating this momentous occasion with a fun-filled celebratory event in downtown Hilo and we hope you can join us!

HWF’s 20th Anniversary Ho`olaule`a (Celebration):
Saturday, OCTOBER 15th, 2016
Mokupapapa Discovery Center, Hilo
from 6PM – 9PM

Please join us for the celebration, which will include:
* Live music by Adam Kay
* Silent auction with dozens of donations from local artists, restaurants, & tour operators (included those listed below)
* 20th anniversary special giveaways
* Heavy pupus (from local caterers)
* Beer, wine and kombucha tea (no-host bar)

—> All IDs will be checked for alcohol purchases. Due to federal laws, this will be a CASHLESS event, so please bring your checkbook or visa/mastercard. Mahalo for understanding and taking part in the festivities!

* Early birds: $30/person OR two for $50!!
* After 10/13 and at the door: $35/person

—> Avail from http://wildhawaii.bpt.me/

If you’d like more information or would like to volunteer, please contact meg.HWF.

Mahalo to our many volunteers and their `ohana for all of your support during these past two decades. More info about HWF projects, partnerships, and accomplishments over the past two decades can be found on our website (wildhawaii.org), Facebook and Instagram pages (@wildhawaii).

Looking forward to seeing you and everyone there on OCT 15th!

Our apologies for the cross postings …


Me ka mahalo,
~ the HWF team (Megan, Stacey, Bill, Nohea, Caitlin, Nadine, Maura, Hannah, Luke, Magda, Suzanne, Sabrina, Anthony, Jane & Kahi)

Silent Auction items on hand:
Sea Paradise catamaran trips for two (3 pairs avail!)
Body Glove Hawai’i trip for two
Hawai’i Forest and Trail Hilo waterfall tour
David Jordon photography
Don Elwing marine debris art
Glass balls from Bill Gilmartin
Handmaid purses by Momi Ahu
Hilo Burger Joint (gift certificate)
Moon & Turtle (gift certificate)
Kona Brew Pub (gift certificate)
Yoga Centered (gift certificate)
Handmade Dr. Bill Walsh original tank tops
‘Alala project t-shirt
T-shirts donated by Orchidland Surf
HWF 2016 Surf Film Fest shirts
Book / movie donated by Basically Books
Books from Keep Puako Beautiful / South Kohala Reef Alliance
Koa-wood frame from Deveda Peters

and more arriving everyday, including things from: Nurdle in the Rough Jewelry, Conservation Council for Hawai’i, Hilo Bay Cafe, Cloud Rest Ka’u Coffee, Dr. Robin Baird, Kona Boys, BioAstin, Volcano Art Center, art from Julie, Kona Boys, Noni, Jon …. and many more!

​This event is being supported with in-kind donations from the following organizations (not already mentioned above) and event ticket sales, mahalo for your support!

Mahalo nui loa to:
NOAA’s Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument​
Ke Ola Magazine
HI Kombucha
Mehana Brew Company
Sustainable Island Products
NORWEX Products


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