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February Highlights Aloha nature enthusiasts,I'm happy to report that February marked the month that ULOHA's Outreach wing took flight. I'm the Outreach Coordinator for the shop, Yoshi Akaha, and I'm dedicating the bulk of my time getting to know conservation groups around O'ahu with the aim of learning about our island ecosystem, the human impacts, and how individuals and companies like ULOHA can step up to be better stewards. If you haven't heard of Kuli'ou'ou Ridge Trail I'd be surprised; It's one of the most popular hikes on island! One of the major issues here is caused by errant hikers shortcutting the...

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Jan-Feb Recap:  The start of the year has been a sprint! You may have spotted us around the island. We had participants and volunteers at multiple events including the prestigious HURT 100 of which ULOHA is a Partner. Pictured left is Matt mid-stride with Nandor on his heels.   On February 5th we sponsored the Makahiki Challenge at Kualoa Ranch and several of our staff ran the courses. That same weekend we were in the field volunteering with the Department of State Parks at Ka'ena Point. We removed invasive plants to restore habitat for the critically imperiled Hawaiian yellow-faced bee (Hylaeus anthracinus)....

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Join Uloha as we hike into the New Year by exploring Oahu's State Parks.  Most of the state parks on O‘ahu protect natural areas and provide an opportunity for people to enjoy them. The biggest difference between a state park and a recreation area (see below) is infrastructure – state parks tend to be more strictly managed and provide more amenities, like bathrooms, campgrounds, picnic areas, bird sanctuaries, etc. (this is not true in all cases, but generally speaking). Visit the following State Parks, snap a photo of yourself on the trail, and submit your entries (use this link) by...

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Koolau Summit, KST, Ridge, Uloha -

What You'll See: Switchbacking trail through a tall forest; then south shore views on open ridge surrounded by sparse, native vegetation; and finally at the summit you'll overlook the Windward side of the island from Kailua to Makapu'u.
Time: Approximately 2-3 hours
Distance: 4.6 miles roundtrip
What to Pack: A light snack and 1-2 Liters of water.

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Free Shoes, Give Away, Giveaway, Health Care Professional, Health Care Worker, Healthcare Professional, Healthcare Worker, Medical Professional, Predict SOC, PredictSOC, Salomon -

Hey Hawaii! The challenges our community has faced this and last year have taxed our bodies and minds. The burden on healthcare workers has been especially hard and Uloha wants to show our appreciation to the medical professionals that fight tirelessly to keep us on our feet. We'd like to make the time you spend on your feet a little cushier.Flash us your credentials in store and--while supplies last--all healthcare professionals will receive a fresh pair of Salomon Predict Soc's. They're a comfy walking/running shoe for your daily activities. We hope this helps. To all the healthcare workers across Hawaii...THANK YOU from our team at...

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