Private Coastal Forest Preserve
Proud Members of the Hawaii Shore and Beach Preservation Association
Aloha 'āina, mālama 'āina
(Love, respect and take care of the land)
Our vision at LauhalaLand is to protect the land in a respectful way, support indigenous plant growth by removing invasive species.
We respect fishing and cultural heritage rights, and want to promote environmental awareness.
Please help to keep the land clean
Commonly used fishing tackle such as lead sinkers and nylon line are harmful to the shoreline ecosystem. Lead sinkers are poison, and nylon fishing line can entangle turtles, dolphins, whales and other sea creatures. There are alternatives which are affordable and easy to access. Some lead alternatives may actually be cheaper, such as non galvanized bolt nuts. Biodegradable fishing lines disintegrate over time, reducing the impact on sea life ...
Invasive species are damaging the native forest by overgrowing weaker local plants, and are destabilizing the coast …
Throwing plastic on the ground is harming the lands and the seas …
SEALING THE GROUND
Sealing the ground with concrete to built houses or roads is not only destroying nature in the short term but also harmful to it in the long term, for the water cycle is interrupted. It is much more eco-friendly to built on wheels …
We are supporting indigenous plant growth by removing invasive species.
We are regularly clear the coast of all the plastic, fishing line, and all the other stuff we find.
By spreading awareness about these issues, we hope to make a positive impact.