Forest Donation

Plant a Tree, Grow a Forest

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park (HVNP) is one of the only places in the world you can experience the rare beauty of the koa-‘ohi‘a forest. Native birds and insects found nowhere else forage in these majestic trees. The park provides a refuge for many native plant and animal species on a comeback from the brink of extinction. Nearly one-third of all the endangered plant species listed in Hawai‘i occur in koa forests. The protection and perpetuation of Hawai‘i’s unique biological heritage depends on removing non-native species and planting natives. Please help us save these precious forests.

  • Your $20 donation buys the pots, soil, and fertilizer necessary to grow 100 native plant seedlings.
  • Your $50 donation supports the planting of 5 trees, which in turn provide essential food and shelter for native birds.
  • Your $100 donation enables the propagation of critically endangered plants such as hau kuahiwi (hibiscadelphus).
  • Your $200 donation provides a stipend for a volunteer for 1 month to propagate, nurture, and plant native species.
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