Kapi‘olani CC’s own rain garden

Kapi‘olani CC’s own rain garden

Originally the KCC Rain Garden started out as a design for an ecology competition in 2013, but through hard work and dedication, a small team was able to turn this dream into a reality. Located on the front lawn side next to ʻIlima building, the rain garden is almost hidden to the eyes of the public.

A rain garden is a big hole in the ground that uses rainwater runoff to water the plants in the garden. The runoff is filled with pollution from everyday activities, like driving a car. The grass and plants in the garden filter out the pollution so they don’t end up in the drainage system. Read more >>

 

(Author: Kapi‘o Staff writer, Nakoa Nunies)

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