The Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative is a grass-roots organization with a vision for a healthy, thriving native forest where people can continue to gather, learn and enjoy a for many generations. With the help and support of our community we preserve, protect and restore the native lowland dry forest and provide experiential opportunities for adults and children to connect with the forest. You can help us succeed by making a tax-deductible contribution that will have a positive impact in our community and our environment. Please also consider making a monthly gift which helps us sustain our programs and restoration work all year long.

Make a Recurring Gift

Friend of the Forest
Show your support for the Waikoloa Dry Forest Preserve and WDFI’s educational programs by becoming a friend of the forest.

Wiliwili Circle
The Wiliwili trees are the icon of the lowland dry forest; protecting and promoting these trees is an important part of our work as are the donors in the Wiliwili Circle. Members will receive updates from WDFI and invitations to special tours and workshops.

Nā hoa o Waikōloa
Nā hoa o Waikōloa are a special group of stewards committed to the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative’s mission to preserve, protect and restore the native lowland dry forest of Waikoloa. Please visit our Nā hoa o Waikōloa page for more information.

Hui Uhiuhi
Uhiuhi are rare and important trees that are making a comeback in the Waikoloa Dry Forest Preserve. Hui Uhiuhi is an exclusive group of visionary supporters who know that their commitment to the forest can help even the rarest trees thrive. Members will receive the benefits of the Nā hoa o Waikōloa program as well as an exclusive annual gift from the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative.


All donors  will be added to our mailing list. You can always opt out by email

 Please consider showing your support by making a tax-deductible gift online. We also welcome checks sent to our program office at PO Box 384087 Waikoloa, HI 96738. Please make checks out to Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative.