Get Involved

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Ways to get involved

  • Subscribe to our monthly newsletter! If you wish to be a part of our newsletter mailing list click here. Once the page opens you can click subscribe in the upper left corner.
  • Contact us at [email protected] for additional information, with any questions, or to schedule an educational presentation.
  • Become an ʻAlalā Ambassador: Share what you’ve learned about ʻAlalā with your family and friends.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest news, events, and information on our “News & Events” page.
  • Sign-up to visit the ʻAlalā at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center. KBCC hosts an annual open house every January, and there are some opportunities for community tours throughout the year. For teachers, educational tours are offered in conjunction with a service-learning project. These projects typically involve planting native trees to help restore a Hawaiian forest. Contact us at [email protected] for more information.
  • Teachers help to engage your students in place-based learning and incorporate Hawaiian forests and native species into your classroom. Click here for a list of resources, including curricula, activities, and environmental education programs.
  • Advocate for native species. Contact your government representatives.

Ways to get involved with other native species

  • Contact other organizations on Hawaiʻi Island for volunteer opportunities:
    • Mauna Kea Forest Restoration Project, website:, email [email protected]
    • Three Mountain Alliance, website:
    • Big Island Invasive Species Committee, website:
    • The Nature Conservancy, website:
    • NPS Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, website: