Washita

There were 411 visitors in December. As managers of public lands, we need to take into account the cultural significance of certain natural resources of the Native American community. Please take a moment and watch the Emmy award winning short documentary about Hawaii’s sacred tree, Saving ‘Ōhi’a, at savingohia.com – “The ʻōhiʻa is being threatened by microscopic fungi that recently invaded the Hawaiian Islands.If unstopped, these invaders could irreversibly change Hawaii’s ecosystems and culture by eliminating the ʻōhi‘a tree.” There are 9 parks in Hawaii that may be threatened by this problem. Beginning in January and ending in May, Washita…

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