Puʻuwaʻawaʻa Community Based Subsistence Forest Area


Reforestation Technician Position Available

The Akaka Foundation for Tropical Forests, on behalf of the Pu‘uwa‘awa‘a Community-Based Subsistence Forest Area (PCBSFA) is seeking to hire a Reforestation Technician to support the reforestation of 84-acres at the top of the Pu‘u at Pu‘uwa‘awa‘a. 

The PCBSFA is an effort to restore the 84-acre area to a thriving forest that can be enjoyed, managed and utilized by the local community. Local residents and those with pilina, or a relationship and familiarity to Pu‘uwa‘awa‘a and the Napu‘u area are encouraged to apply! Akaka Foundation for Tropical Forests is an equal opportunity employer. 

To apply, please send:

  1. A brief cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position,

  2. A 1-2 page resume,

  3. Three references from previous employers. Letters of reference may be submitted as well, but are not required.

Please email your application materials to Rebekah Ohara at  kokua@akakaforests.org. Please call (808) 895-6991 if you have any questions about the position or application process. 

The Akaka Foundation for Tropical Forests is a 501C3 incorporated in the state of Hawai‘i.

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