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Plastic Free Pipeline Wave Sculpture at the WSL Billabong Pipe Masters

December 05, 2018

Sustainable Coastlines HawaiʻiKōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, and WSL Pure are collaborating with ocean artist/scientist Ethan Estess on an interactive sculpture of the Banzai Pipeline made from marine debris, derelict fishing nets, and reclaimed lumber. Come by ʻEhukai Beach Park December 6-21st…

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Aloha Collection

December 05, 2018

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is proud to partner with Aloha Collection on a set of custom Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Aloha Collection bags and totes with art by Heather Brown.  

Featuring two different size Aloha Collection bags made from a special splash-proof material and perfect for storing damp…

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Simplify the Holidays

December 05, 2018

Want your holidays wrapped in more meaning — and less stuff? This year, you don’t have to rack up credit card debt or get swept up in the season’s commercialism. Instead, consider creating holidays that encourage more sharing, laughter, creativity, and personal renewal. With our Simplify the…

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First Ever Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Youth Summit

December 05, 2018

Our first ever Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Youth Summit was held the weekend of November 10 & 11 and attended by over 80 youth grades 6-12, from Oʻahu and Maui! The two-day summit included a beach cleanup at James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge at Kahuku, “Artivism” project with Ethan Estess,...

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2018-19 Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest!

December 05, 2018

Our Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest is now accepting submissions! Bring your vision of a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi to life by incorporating marine debris, plastic bottle caps or other single-use plastic items collected from the school, families or beach/campus cleanups. Students and…

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ʻĀINA Farm to School Field Trips for Educators Recap

December 05, 2018

Forty Oʻahu educators visited Waikīkī School + Food Farm and engaged in their ʻĀINA In Schools program and sustainability initiatives. Waikīkī Food Farm Manager Scott Kitamori provided a tour of the Food Farm and compost system and shared how they are utilized in the ʻĀINA and Sustainability…

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3R’s School Recycling Program

December 05, 2018

 

The momentum for waste reduction in Hawaiʻi’s schools continues this month with the addition of Fern Elementary to the 3Rs School Recycling Program ʻohana! They join Maryknoll Middle, Ala Wai Elementary, and D.K. Inouye Elementary Schools who joined last month. Together, they are already…

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ʻĀINA Featured in Camille Styles

December 05, 2018

Lifestyle website Camille Styles recently joined Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation President and Co-founder Kim Johnson and board member Ed Kenney to spend a morning with keiki  harvesting from their ʻĀINA garden and cooking up some great food at Kenney's Kaimukī Superette. See the article, a mac nut…

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