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Rene Siracusa
Kamaaina

714 Posts

Posted - 07/26/2019 :  09:50:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Carey -
I'll look into it.

Rene
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Rene Siracusa
Kamaaina

714 Posts

Posted - 07/31/2019 :  13:02:30  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Despite the fact that the roundabout is practically next door to the Pahoa police station and that the cops drive past it many times each day, no one reported that there was damage done except me. So they don't know who the driver was or the insurance company. No way to get reimbursed for the cost of the damages. Shucks.

Good news: Sanford's Cinders has agreed to provide free cinder and/or cinder/soil for the project. Mahalo Sanford's.
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Rene Siracusa
Kamaaina

714 Posts

Posted - 08/13/2019 :  11:57:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th from 9 to 11 is our next Planting Day. We will start working on a different median: the small Kalapana sign one. First we will weed it to prepare for the planting. then Dark red ti will flank the sign, large orange bromeliads will will be planted in the sign center, front and back. And then small almost-black bromeliads will encircle the big orange ones to set them off. If time allows, we will add native silver pohinahina as filler.

Bring your cameras to document our progress and share on Facebook.

See you Saturday. A hui hou,
Rene
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Rene Siracusa
Kamaaina

714 Posts

Posted - 08/26/2019 :  12:53:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 from 9 to 11 is the next scheduled group work day. We have more planting to do at the Kalapana sign median.

GOOD NEWS: Malia Ka'awaloa's 9th grade class will be giving back to the community on the 2nd of our two monthly workdays by weeding at the Roundabout on a regular basis. About 10-15 students will take part in this community beautification project. Way to go, kids! and a BIG MAHALO TO YOU!
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descodave
Da Kine

USA
143 Posts

Posted - 08/27/2019 :  09:36:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I/We don’t know you, but just wanted to say Thankyou SO much for all of the hard work you (Rene) & other workers are putting into this (we used to do landscape maintenance & it’s ALOT of work - especially in the Tropics because of the amount of weeds & the heat!)! P#257;hoa town could use a little “sprucing up” ! THANKYOU so much!
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Rene Siracusa
Kamaaina

714 Posts

Posted - 08/28/2019 :  13:49:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's the positive feedback and community support that keeps us going. Thanks for providing some of that.

Rene
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Rene Siracusa
Kamaaina

714 Posts

Posted - 11/07/2019 :  13:10:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
We were rained out several times in October, so we have some catching up to do. Next group workdays have been set for Saturday, Nov. 16 and 30 from 9 to 11 am.

Wear gardening attire, sturdy shoes, hat,and bring water. Malama O Puna will provide safety vests, gloves, tools and positive re-enforcement (i.e., hugs).

See you then - a hui hou,
Rene
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