Events

EVENTS & FUNDRAISERS

Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project participates in various environmental education and outreach events throughout the year. During these events, we focus on educating people about native forest birds, our research, conservation work, and partner projects. Events include annual fairs, fundraisers, charity events, and presentations. Fundraisers help us continue our work recovering native forest birds and their habitat.

If you have an idea for a fundraiser or are interesting in inviting us to your event for either an outreach table or presentation, please email us at info@mauiforestbirds.org

Please see the Calendar of Events and Fundraisers below.

Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program begins Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project has once again been chosen as a non-profit organization for Foodland’s Give Aloha program for the month of September.  Throughout September, Maika’i members are invited to make donations up to $249 to their favorite participating Hawaii non-profit organization (Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project) at checkout. Donations to each organization are tracked, and Foodland’s matching gift is divided proportionately among all participating organizations based on customer donations to the organizations.  Organizations will receive customer donations to their organization and Foodland’s matching gift by Oct. 31. Give Aloha to the Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project at checkout by providing our Organization Code: 78762.

Watch the Give Aloha Video to learn more!!

Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Trainings

Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Trainings: Interpretation of nature plays a significant role in eco-based tourism and is beneficial to tour operators, visitors, conservation groups, and the nature-based tourism economy. The program’s goal is to educate tour operators and guides about native ecosystems and species found in Hawai’i and the projects that are helping conserve it. The program is a partnership between: East Maui Watershed Partnership, Maui Invasive Species Committee, Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project, and Na Koa Manu Conservation.

Currently scheduled trainings are:

  • October 3rd (Wed), 12-3pm at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. Special guest speaker will be Bennadette K. “Honeygirl” Duman from Haleakala National Park.
  • October 23rd (Tues), 9am-12pm at Waihe’e Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge. Special guest speaker will be Scott Fisher with Hawaiian Islands Land Trust.

Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Trainings provide:

  • An opportunity to learn from conservation professionals about current projects.
  • Facts you can share with your guests about the forests of Haleakalā, native forest birds, habitat restoration, unique plants, and how Maui is addressing invasive species concerns.
  • Information presented in an entertaining format, customized for tour guides.
  • Field guides and fact sheets for you to take with you.
CALENDAR of Events and Fundraisers

September 25th, 5-9pm, GroupRaise Meal at Bistro Casanova, Kahului.  Commit to eat at Bistro Casanova on Sept. 25th!!  This is a fundraiser held by Bistro Casanova to donate back 20% of their nights proceeds (5-9pm) to Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project (mention the Maui Forest Bird name and follow the restaurant’s instructions to receive 20% of your meal’s price donated back)! This meal will only happen if at least 20 commitments to eat are made by September 22nd, so we highly encourage that you RSVP for this event.  Your commitment to eat is crucial to making our meal a success, but even if you are not able to RSVP, you are more than welcome to come! Enjoy a delicious meal and give back to your community. 

October 3rd, 12-3pm: Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Training at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Kahului. Additional special guest speaker will be Honeygirl Duman from Haleakala National Park.

October 23rd, 9am-12pm: Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Training at Waihe’e Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge. Special guest speaker will be Scott Fisher with Hawaiian Islands Land Trust.

November 3rd, 9am-12pm: Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Kahului. MFBRP information and sales table.

November 4th, 8:30am-1pm: Blue Aina Reef Cleanup Fundraiser for Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project.  Join Sail Trilogy, MFBRP, & Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas members (Corporate sponsor) for a relaxing day on/in the water cleaning the reef! Purchase your ticket in advance (they do sell out!!) 

November 30th, 6-10pm: Maui Brewing Company Pint Night FUNDRAISER. Half the pub profits from house beers sold tonight go towards protecting native birds. Maui Brewing Company Brewpub is located at the Kahana Gateway Shopping Center, just north of Lahaina. Address is 4405 Honoapi’ilani Highway, Lahaina, Maui 96761.

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