Ronen Zilberman

Born in Israel, Ronen Zilberman has been a professional photographer for over 25 years. He has lived in Hawaii since the early 1990s.
SLIDESHOW: Connecting Children And The Sea Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Connecting Children And The Sea

The nonprofit Na Kama Kai offers free ocean clinics and stewardship programs grounded in Hawaiian cultural knowledge to kids as young as 2.

SLIDESHOW: Restoring An Ancient Fishpond in Kaneohe Bay Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Restoring An Ancient Fishpond in Kaneohe Bay

Volunteers under the guidance of the Paepae O He’eia nonprofit organization have labored for 15 years to rehabilitate the He’eia fishpond with its 7,000-foot stone circumference.

SLIDESHOW: Growing Food, Fixing Bikes — This Is Kalihi’s Cornerstone Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Growing Food, Fixing Bikes — This Is Kalihi’s Cornerstone

Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services formed in 1972 to provide health care for the valley’s low-income residents.

SLIDESHOW: They’re Covering America With Giant Postcards Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: They’re Covering America With Giant Postcards

Two people are traveling across the country creating landmark art in all 50 states. They just painted their biggest mural yet at a Waikiki hotel.

SLIDESHOW: Canoes Are The Classrooms For Youth Paddling Team Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Canoes Are The Classrooms For Youth Paddling Team

Aspiring racers ages 9-18 learn the techniques courtesy of Elks Kumulokahi Canoe Club volunteers. And then comes the competition.

SLIDESHOW: Hooves For The Holidays Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Hooves For The Holidays

The Hawaii Polo Club holds its annual Winter Wahine Invitational, a chance to watch high-speed acrobatics on horseback and collect holiday gifts for children.

SLIDESHOW: You Have To Get Up Early To Catch This Ahi Ritual Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: You Have To Get Up Early To Catch This Ahi Ritual

In the only event of its sort in the U.S., up to 100,000 pounds of tuna are unloaded from boats and auctioned off on Honolulu’s Pier 38 six mornings a week.