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Hawaii Audubon Society is a nonprofit membership organization that fosters community values to protect and restore native wildlife and ecosystems and conserve natural resources through education, science and advocacy in Hawai‘i and the Pacific. Contact us at:
When: Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Waikiki Yacht Club
Raffle ticket sales, no-host cocktails, and buffet dinner followed by Annual Meeting (Board and staff introductions, financial report, member's input). Presentation by biologist, geography professor, research associate, writer, and bird photographer Mark J. Rauzon: “The Legacy of the Pacific Project: The Secret Bio-Weapons Testing Program And the Role Seabirds Played in It”. His two books Isles of Amnesia: The History, Geography, and Restoration of America’s Forgotten Pacific Islands and Isles of Refuge (narrates the author’s journey from Nihoa to Kure) will be for sale at the event.
Advance dinner ticket sales only. No tickets will be sold at the door.
The Waikiki Yacht Club is located at 1599 Ala Moana Blvd. Free parking is available in public parking lots in Ala Moana Park or along Ala Moana Park Drive.
Event is open to the public.
Give Aloha: Foodland's Annual Community Matching Gifts Program
During the month of September, please consider making a donation to HAS at any Foodland, Sack N Save or Foodland Farms checkout!
Use your Maikaʻi Card and tell the cashier our Organization ID Code: 77189.
Donations of up to a cumulative total of $249 (per person, per organization) will be matched.
This year, Foodland and the Western Union Foundation will match each donation up to a total of at least $320,000 for all organizations combined. MAHALO!
Or, support HAS year round through Amazon’s Smile program. Amazon will donate 0.05% of your purchase. Go to http://smile.amazon.com/ch/99-6006829 and designate Hawaii Audubon Society as your charity. MAHALO!
Seeking Nominations for 2020 Board of Directors
HAS members: would you like to serve on the Hawaii Audubon Society’s Board of Directors? Board members are volunteers who attend meetings, vote on decisions, conduct business, participate in a wide variety of discussions and learning experiences, lead field trips and educational activities, work on projects and committees, and advocate and
support the HAS mission to foster an ethic of stewardship for Hawaiʻi’s natural resources. Nominating Committee members are Alice Roberts, John Harrison, Kaily Wakefield, and Pat Moriyasu.
Please email a letter of interest to the Nominating Committee at prior to the next HAS Board meeting on Sep 16.
The HAS Bylaws require that “to be nominated, a person must have been a member of the SOCIETY for at least five (5) continuous years prior to the date of election, be a Hawaiʻi resident, attended at least one Board meeting and one field trip and must have given written consent. The five-year membership requirement may be set aside on a case-by-case basis if approved by the Board of Directors.” Prospective nominees should attend the next board meeting on Sep 16 at 850 Richards Street, Suite 505, Honolulu, at 6:30 pm so you can meet the Board and the Board can meet you. The Nominating Committee will submit its recommendations to the HAS Board of Directors by Nov 8.
Kure Atoll Volunteers
Kure Atoll Wildlife Refuge is still searching for candidates for the winter 2019/2020 field season, more on http://kureatollconservancy.org/.
Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project
Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project offers volunteer opportunities, for details go to