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#PlasticFreeJuly is Here!

July 16, 2019

It’s July which means summer is in full swing! School is out, temperatures are up, and everyone is flocking outdoors! It’s time for barbecues and beach days, providing plenty of opportunities to go plastic free! Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, along with Plastic Free July, invite you to join us in…

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Art Explorium’s Creative Reuse Open House for Educators

July 16, 2019

The Art Explorium’s Creative Reuse Open House for Educators is coming up on Saturday, July 20 from 9:00am to 1:00pm in Kaimukī! This year’s theme will be ʻāina and will explore creativity and ways to protect our aina or land. Try out creative reuse projects, pick up complementary classroom…

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Kokua Hawaiʻi Foundation & HoMA Family Day: Out of the Blue

July 16, 2019

Come hang out with us at Honolulu Museum of Art: Family Sunday. The “Out of the Blue” theme will feature marine debris art activities, a gallery-wide scavenger hunt, live music, raffles,a free movie screening of Johnny Tsunami, and lots more! The all-ages event will be a fun way to learn more…

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41st Annual Da Hui Paddle Race Goes Plastic Free!

July 16, 2019

This Fourth of July, paddlers in the 41st Annual Da Hui Paddle Race stayed hydrated while staying plastic free. Participants were greeted at the finish line with water served in a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi rCup and were encouraged to cool off with unlimited refills. When the racers were ready to…

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Sunset on the Beach at Queen’s Beach, Waikiki

July 16, 2019

Each month Southwest Airlines hosts Sunset on the Beach, a free event in Waikiki with live music, kids games, lots of yummy food, a fun photo booth, outdoor movie, and a KHF water station! Everyone was invited to stop by the Plastic Free Hawaiʻi water station for a bottle refill and play a…

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2018-19 Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Year End Report

July 02, 2019

Kōkua Hawai‘i Foundation supports environmental education in Hawai‘i’s schools and communities. Our mission is to provide students with experiences that will enhance their appreciation for and understanding of their environment so they will be lifelong stewards of the earth. During the 2018-2019…

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Take the Plastic Free July Challenge

July 02, 2019

It's Plastic Free July! Imagine a world without plastic waste. That’s the mission of Plastic Free July – to build a global movement that dramatically reduces plastic use worldwide. Visit the KHF store to go totally plastic-free, helping you avoid the top four plastic offenders (bags, bottles,...

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Plastic Free July with Honolulu Museum of Art

July 02, 2019

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is thrilled to celebrate Plastic Free July with Honolulu Museum of Art. Join KHF and HoMA July 21st for the museum’s Family Sunday: Out of the Blue event. Keiki are invited to explore the interactive marine debris art installation, participate in a museum-wide gallery…

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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi

July 02, 2019

June was a busy month for Plastic Free Hawaiʻi, kicking off the summer with 25 plastic free events! The month began with the North Shore Ocean Fest at Turtle Bay where PFH water stations kept attendees hydrated and vendors sold delicious snacks, served plastic free. June 8th was World Oceans…

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Don’t Wait! Join the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation ʻĀINA In Schools Team Now!

July 02, 2019

Now is the time to sign up to join an ‘ĀINA In Schools Docent Team to lead or assist nutrition, garden, or compost lessons, or support a school by attending a fall Garden Party work day. ʻĀINA docents lead monthly hands-on, standards-based garden lessons for grades K, 1, 4, and 5, compost…

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ʻĀINA In Schools Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

July 02, 2019

Register today for these upcoming opportunities for ʻĀINA In Schools Professional Development for Educators:

  • Oʻahu ʻĀINA In Schools Garden & Compost Curriculum Training for Educators: Saturday, September 14, 2019

  • Oʻahu ʻĀINA In Schools Nutrition Curriculum Training for…

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Art Explorium’s Creative Reuse Open House for Educators

July 02, 2019

The Art Explorium’s Creative Reuse Open House for Educators is coming up on Saturday, July 20 from 9:00am to 1:00pm in Kaimukī! This year’s theme will be ʻāina and will explore creativity and ways to protect our aina or land. Try out creative reuse projects, pick up complementary classroom…

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