Help Wanted At Wetlands

Mardi La Prade is spreading mulch for weed control in the Keawawa wetlands. The palm tree behind her is on the national registry for tallest coconut tree in 2013. Photo by Nathalie Walker,

Livable Hawaii Kai Hui will lead a workday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at Hawea Heiau Complex and Keawawa Wetland, located on Hawaii Kai Drive mauka, close to the Keahole Street intersection. A banner will be posted.

Volunteer orientation starts at 8:15 a.m. on bagging opala, pulling weeds, mulching and removing invasive shrubs. Long pants, sunscreen and closed-toed shoes are recommended. There’s a limited supply of work gloves and tools.

The hui maintains the habitat for indigenous birds and prepares the land for more native plants. Email or call 864-8081.