Heʻeia Stream Restoration

Project Description

Find Yourself On The Path To The Sea Invaders have dug a stronghold on the shores of the Windward Coast, and threaten to hide traditional routes to the sea. Invasive plant species that found their ways to the streams, valleys and estuaries of the Hawaiian Islands are encroaching on the natural irrigation routes, leaving them nearly impassible. Join Hui o Ko'olaupoko to gain an understanding of Hawaii's unique ecosystems and what can be done to protect and restore them. At the breathtaking He'eia State Park, you can help to remove invasive species from the He'eia Estuary and replace them w...

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: Yes
County: Honolulu County, HI
Project Size:
  • 1.0 acres

Project Sites

  • Heeia Stream

Goals and Targets

Primary Motivations:

  • Conservation Mission
    Protecting ocean health by restoring the aina: mauka to makai

Consistent With Plans:

  • Watershed Plan

Targeted Habitats:

  • Aquatic
    • Marine
    • Rivers and Streams

Targeted Species:

No targeted species were identified for this project.

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Control invasive plants Completed 2010 2014


Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? No/Unknown


Environmental Protection Agency, Hawai'i Department of Health, Papahana Kuaola, Hui Ku Maoli Ola, and Ke Kula o Samuel M. Kamakau.

Quick Facts

Owning Organization

Pacific Coast Joint Venture

Managing Organization

Hui o Koʻolaupoko
(Non-Governmental Organization)

Contact Information

Kristen Nalani Mailheau (Volunteer Coordinator)
Hui o Koolaupoko

General Information

Project #: 220728
Last Updated: August 07, 2017

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