Kokua Kaipalaoa Landing
OUR VISION : The history and cultural significance of Kaipalaoa Landing shall be respected and honored through maintenance and preservation.
OUR MISSION : Through safe public access and the celebration of place Mālama Kaipalaoa will invite future generations to look upon the swaying coconut palms that stand as testament to its importance to Hilo and the Island of Hawaii.
Help Hilo's newest beach park- Kaipalaoa Park, located at Bayfront next to the Wailuku River. Join the Kaipalaoa Park ohana that caretakes the park and kokua a donation. As a member of the park ohana your money goes to Hawaiian cultural education and park maintenance. Make checks out to "Big Island Resource Conservation and Development Council" and note on the check "Malama Kaipalaoa Group". Send to:
Big Island Resource Conservation & Development Council (BIRC&DC) Inc.
200 Kanoelehua Ave.
Hilo, Hi. 96720
Donations are tax deductible as BIRC&DC, is a registered non-profit corporation. Please feel free to call BIRC&DC if you have any questions @ (808) 935-8426.
Mahalo Nui Loa
The efforts of a few dedicated and hard working individuals must be acknowledged and applauded as the transformation of Kaipalaoa Landing takes place. Mahalo to Leonard Bisel, Meredith Tanioka, James McCully, Ron Terry, David Imata, Rick & Kai Hendershot, Beth Dykstra, Owen Koehnen, Kiko Lester, James Sutherland, George Curtis, Gary Fuijihara, Chris Hardenbrook, Susan Gagorik, Roland Fujiama, Lester Bondallain, Aaron Castillo, Billy Kenoi, Kalewa Correa, Virgina Branco, Aaron Chung, and Fresh Onishi, Sig Zane, Stan Lawrence, Dr. Greg Ruhland, Bob Duerr, Dr. Manu Meyer, Jolen Mather, Steve and Shayne Skipper, and last but not least the Honoli'i Paka Team of Braddah Skibbs and brothers Skipper and Ethan Butz. Thanks to Dave Stevenson of the Kava Bar for refreshments.