Waioli Valley

A donation of 40 acres of wetland taro located in Waioli Valley was given by Gaylord and Carol Wilcox, and their daughters Nicole Pedersen, Darcie Gray and Eliza Wilcox. The conservation easements place permanent restrictions on the important farm land protecting it from future development and degradation. "If lands like these are not protected for the long term, we believe pressures that are evident now for housing development will win out," says Wilcox in the Daily Journal