Ohia, Ti leaves and many more among free plants handed out in Manoa

Ohia, Ti leaves and many more among free plants handed out in Manoa
(Image: The Outdoor Circle)

MANOA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Folks lined up to get their hands on some free greenery Saturday in Manoa.

Sponsored by the Manoa branch of the Outdoor Circle and Malama Manoa, hundreds took home trees and plants at the 1,000 tree giveaway event.

The giveaway took place at Manoa Marketplace. Roughly 875 people attended and took home a tree or plant.

More than 60 varieties were handed out for free, including including ohia lehua, mountain apple, ti leaves and papaya.

There were more than 100 volunteers who organized the event.

Malama Manoa says the giveaway is a triennial event. They will host the next giveaway in three years.

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