Hawaiian Skies The ʻŌhiʻa: Story of Hawaiʻi's Tree Hawaii’s beloved Ohia tree grows on nearly a million acres of forest across the Hawaiian Islands. In 2010, Rapid Ohia Death, a fungus, began to affect the forests. Learn about the Ohia and find out what you can do to stop the spread of the disease. Play Video
Within The Lifetimes of Our Children Hawai‘i may lose most of her remaining native forests, impacting native species, ecosystem services, and traditional cultural practices that those native forests support. Our Solution
Vibrant Forest Communities alive with the voices of Hawai‘i from one generation to the next Our Vision
The Akaka Foundation for Tropical Forests was founded in honor of former United States Senator Daniel K. Akaka, and in recognition of his lifelong commitment to the protection and promotion of Hawaii’s natural and cultural resources.
To enhance and promote a forest stewardship ethic that embraces biocultural restoration and conservation strategies through integration of traditional and western knowledge and through strategic cooperation among private and public organizations.
Ulu Lehulehu “Million 'Ōhi'a Initiative” promotes the protection, planting and restoration of 'Ōhi'a Lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha), a Hawai‘i endemic tree and the monarch of Hawaii’s natural world.
Cultural Keystones Initiative promotes the planting and restoration of plant species of high cultural and ecological value to Hawai‘i, including Kamani, Kou, Milo, Kauila, Iliahi, Alahe‘e, and Lama.