The Makauwahi Cave faces staff reductions

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    Lida Pigott Burney From left, Bernard Kogyeg, Henry Nakaahiki Sr., Joe Kanahele, Julian Kanahele and Keaka Kanahele are recipients of internships provided for unemployed Native Hawai’ians through the EPA Supplemental Environmental Project at Makauwahi Cave Reserve. In this archived picture taken in 2018, they are replanting eroded areas of the adjacent abandoned limestone quarry with native plants.

PO‘IPU — The Makauwahi Cave Reserve is looking at a significant reduction in staff if additional funding isn’t gathered when the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act grant is depleted at the end of December.