Waikīkī

Minirama & DIY Field Guide

Made With Aloha

Designed & Printed In Hawaiʻi

Designed

in Hawaiʻi

Printed

in Hawaiʻi

ʻOhana Centered

Intergenerational

STEAM

Interdisciplinary

Kilo Together

Our Field Guide & Journal

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Capture the Rainy Season Together

Kilo Ua: Rain Feild Guide takes families through observing, experiencing and forecasting rain and weather events. Using this educational tool, together you can document your observations and collective moments. Archive your family’s journey as a childhood keepsake with Kilo Ua.

Learn About Hawaiʻi’s Rainforest Species

My Rainforest Journal will take the entire ʻohana on a journey into Hawaiʻiʻs rainforests! You will be greeted by four endemic manu (birds) and four of their favorite endemic lāʻau (plants) and kumu laʻāu (trees). A beginner’s guide to Hawaiʻi’s Endemic Rainforest birds and the plants they love!

The Best time to Grow ʻŌhiʻa

Grow & Kilo

Celebrate Kupulau!

Spring has arrived and it is the perfect time to plant ʻōhiʻa! We hand collect our seeds from our very own ʻōhiʻa tree every year!

ʻŌhiʻa Seed Planting Kit & Kilo Data Box

We’ve upgraded the ʻŌhiʻa Seed Planting Kit experience with a customized designed box with wrap around design outside and inside of the box! On the outside of the box, you can jot down your kilo journey on the seedling count table designed into the outside of the box.

Join Our Kilo Journey

NEW

My Surf Diorama

Inspired by surfing Oʻahu’s south shore as a teenager, My Surf Diorama celebrates the cultural practice and sport of Heʻenalu (Surfing). Surfing inherently brings together the practice of kilo while also learning about the diverse biodiversity on shore and below the surface. Learn about a few of Hawaiʻi’s shorebirds and shells along with engineering your very own barrel wave! Available now! Surf into Our latest ʻohana activity!


Featuring
  • 4 Hawai’i Migratory Shorebirds: ʻAkekeke, Kōlea, Hunakai & ʻŪlili
  • 3 Shells found along Hawaiʻi’s shoreline: Marie’s Cowrie, Hebrew Cone, Waikīkī Pectan
  • Situated along the coastline of Waikīkī with illustrations of Lēʻahi & Kalaeloa

Aloha!

Strenthening Relationships Through Kilo

Welcome to Kilo Books Hawaiʻi. In the Hawaiian language, Kilo, which means to observe is the central practice of our nature field activity guide books. Inspired by and made in Hawaiʻi, we provide families with educational tools to connect with nature and the elements that sustain our lives. We value analog first over digital experiences and seek to build the next generation of storytellers through observation, experience, and forecasting.

Aloha!

Strenthening Relationships Through Kilo

Welcome to Kilo Books Hawaiʻi. In the Hawaiian language, Kilo, which means to observe is the central practice of our nature field activity guide books. Inspired by and made in Hawaiʻi, we provide families with educational tools to connect with nature and the elements that sustain our lives.

It’s Here! My Rainforest Diorama Version 2.0

Say aloha to version 2.0 of My Rainforest Diorama! This new design features educational activities on the outside of the box. On the inside, the My Rainforest Diorama experience awaits you with beautifully illustrated endemic plants, tree, and forest birds found only in Hawaiʻi.

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My Surf Diorama 2.0

Inspired by surfing Oʻahu’s south shore as a teenager, My Surf Diorama celebrates the cultural practice and sport of Heʻenalu (Surfing). Surfing inherently brings together the practice of kilo while also learning about the diverse biodiversity on shore and below the surface. Learn about a few of Hawaiʻi’s shorebirds and shells along with engineering your very own #barrelgami (barrel wave).

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Just Dropped In!

My Surf Diorama 2.0

Inspired by surfing Oʻahu’s south shore as a teenager, My Surf Diorama celebrates the cultural practice and sport of Heʻenalu (Surfing). Surfing inherently brings together the practice of kilo while also learning about the diverse biodiversity on shore and below the surface. Learn about a few of Hawaiʻi’s shorebirds and shells along with engineering your very own #barrelgami (barrel wave).

  • 4 Hawai’i Migratory Shorebirds: ʻAkekeke, Kōlea, Hunakai & ʻŪlili
  • 3 Shells found along Hawaiʻi’s shoreline: Marie’s Cowrie, Hebrew Cone, Waikīkī Pectan
  • Situated along the coastline of Waikīkī with illustrations of Lēʻahi & Kalaeloa

It’s Here! My Rainforest Diorama Version 2.0

Say aloha to version 2.0 of My Rainforest Diorama! This new design features educational activities on the outside of the box. On the inside, the My Rainforest Diorama experience awaits you with beautifully illustrated endemic plants, tree, and forest birds found only in Hawaiʻi.

Create and customize your diorama with our cutouts featuring endemic birds and plants found only in Hawaiʻi’s rainforests. Check out My Rainforest Journal! The perfect accompaniment to My Rainforest Diorama!