Permablitz Hi

Hawaii's Edible Revolution

Minja’s #SURFBLITZ Mahalo!

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Surfrider Oahu and Permablitz Hawaii continue a partnership to promote Ocean Friendly Gardens, Food Security, and environmental empowerment thorugh an engaged and smiling volunteer base.

Aloha Permablitz Hawaii Ohana!!

I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to each and every one of you who helped to make my blitz a HUGE success! I have been involved with Permablitz Hawaii since 2013, and it is a truly inspiring grassroots movement.

Surfrider Oahu and Permablitz Hawaii continue a partnership to promote Ocean Friendly Gardens, Food Security, and environmental empowerment thorugh an engaged and smiling volunteer base.

Surfrider Oahu and Permablitz Hawaii continue a partnership to promote Ocean Friendly Gardens, Food Security, and environmental empowerment thorugh an engaged and smiling volunteer base.

We are blessed to live in a place where we are able to grow food easily year round, and I believe every single household should be doing exactly that. Permablitz Hawaiii is helping to make this dream come true, one backyard at a time.  The transformation that takes place at each blitz is always amazing. The blitz team brings in an invaluable amount of resources, mulch, zoo-doo, donated plants, tools, and INCREDIBLE people to make this magic happen.

Surfrider Oahu and Permablitz Hawaii continue a partnership to promote Ocean Friendly Gardens, Food Security, and environmental empowerment thorugh an engaged and smiling volunteer base.

Gardeners are rockstars!

The experience is always educational and fun. The volunteers are always eager, full of love and dedication to the cause, and ready to get dirty!

The Permablitz crew did a fantastic job with my blitz. We had a full pre-blitz workday of clearing and bringing in mulch, which was a great way for more volunteers to get involved as well.
On the day of my blitz, I believe we had 50+ people come and go throughout the day. Old trees came down. New trees went up (mango, avocado, lemon, lime, banana, moringa!) A beautiful new raised bed herb garden was built outside of my kitchen window. An entire wall of liloko`i and jamaican liliko`i was planted along with a wire grid installed for it to grow on. A hugelkulture bed was built, along with an informative lesson given on this technique.
Plants that were donated included kalo, sugarcane, cassava, kale, chard, tomatoes, squash, olena, ginger, comfrey, nutgrass, lemongrass, basil, dill, cilantro, oregano, dragonfruit, and more! The transformation of my yard, to me, is truly priceless. I am a single mother, raising a 3-year old starchild who loves to play and work in the yard with me. We have been living in our sweet little basement studio for a few months now, and while the yard was well landscaped, it was completely ornamental.
Surfrider Oahu and Permablitz Hawaii continue a partnership to promote Ocean Friendly Gardens, Food Security, and environmental empowerment thorugh an engaged and smiling volunteer base.

APCRD’s adorable and talented summer intern Olivia Rabbit.

I could never have accomplished on my own removing such a large amount of mature hedges and trees and bringing in truckloads of mulch, dirt, and edible plants. Having so many working, loving hands involved made it possible to do an amazing transformation in 1 day! I am eternally grateful to each and every Permablitz Hawaii volunteer!

You are magickal lovely beings, and I thank you for your love and dedication. Thank you for showing up. This is important stuff. We cannot continue to ship food into Hawaii forever, and it does not make sense to do so anyways!
Please help to spread the word to all of your friends and keep making the best garden parties ever happening!!
Mahalo nui loa. I love you all.
~Minja
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