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Jack Johnson Announces Hometown Hawaiʻi Shows to Benefit Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation

April 14, 2017


Photos by Jim Russi and Brian Bielmann

Just announced, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Co-Founder Jack Johnson will be playing two hometown shows, August 4th and August 5th at the Waikīkī Shell in Honolulu. All proceeds from the shows will benefit the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation to support…

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April 15th Beach Cleanups

April 13, 2017

The next Plastic Free Hawaiʻi beach cleanup is on Saturday, April 15 at Kahuku on Oʻahu’s North Shore. Kahuku is known as the dirtiest beach on Oʻahu because it is the island’s accumulation point for marine debris.

Join this beach cleanup to do your part during Earth Month. The cleanup is at…

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Happy Earth Month!

April 13, 2017

Happy Earth Month! Celebrate with us at the many KHF events happening this month. We have lots of exciting membership perks coming up around the corner and we’d hate for you to miss them. Become a member, renew, or check your KHF membership status now. Watch your inbox for additional…

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Kōkua Hawaiʻi, Go Reusable!

April 13, 2017

In celebration of Earth Month, Foodland Super Market, Ltd. and Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation are joining efforts to encourage everyone to “Kōkua Hawaiʻi, Go Reusable!” and bring in their reusable bags every time they shop. Currently at Foodland, customers who shop with reusable bags are rewarded…

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Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Benefit Dinner at the Proud Peacock

April 13, 2017

You are invited to the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Benefit Dinner at the Proud Peacock at Waimea Valley on April 13th at 6:30pm. Chef Thomas Naylor of Ke Nui Kitchen will prepare this five course locally-sourced, seasonal meal. This seated dinner will feature ingredients from North Shore farms…

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Earth Month Events on Oʻahu 2017

April 13, 2017

Earth Day is on April 22 every year, and throughout the month of April, there are an abundance of events where you can celebrate the planet with your friends and family! We also encourage you to do something extra for the Earth this month: from making a plastic-free commitment, to starting a…

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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Spring 2017 Volunteer Training

April 13, 2017

Mahalo to the volunteers who joined us for our Spring 2017 Volunteer Training for Plastic Free Hawaiʻi! 11 volunteers participated, including high school students, college students, and community members. This training was held at Maryknoll High School, and attendees were trained on the ins…

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Hawaiʻi Environmental Cleanup Coalition (HECC)

April 13, 2017


The Hawaiʻi Environmental Cleanup Coalition (HECC) has been launched thanks to funding from the Harold K. Castle Foundation and Hawaiʻi Community Foundation. The HECC serves as a year-long statewide network of cleanup organizations, schools, community groups, and volunteers. 

808 Cleanups…

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Ocean Friendly Restaurants Hawaiʻi: New Criteria

April 13, 2017

Due to the popularity of the Ocean Friendly Restaurants (OFR) program in cities around the country, the Surfrider Foundation has created newly updated criteria to become the standard for all existing and newly formed OFR programs around the country. With 113 restaurants currently certified as…

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Happy Earth Month!

April 05, 2017

Happy Earth Month! Celebrate with us at the many KHF events happening this month. We have lots of exciting membership perks coming up around the corner and we’d hate for you to miss them. Become a member, renew, or check your KHF membership status now. Watch your inbox for additional…

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Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Benefit Dinner at the Proud Peacock

April 05, 2017

You are invited to the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Benefit Dinner at the Proud Peacock at Waimea Valley on April 13th at 6:30pm. Chef Thomas Naylor of Ke Nui Kitchen will prepare this five course locally-sourced, seasonal meal. This seated dinner will feature ingredients from North Shore farms…

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Kōkua Hawaiʻi, Go Reusable!

April 05, 2017

In celebration of Earth Month, Foodland Super Market, Ltd. and Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation are joining efforts to encourage everyone to “Kōkua Hawaiʻi, Go Reusable!” and bring in their reusable bags every time they shop. Currently at Foodland, customers who shop with reusable bags are rewarded…

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Luibueno’s Supports KHF

April 05, 2017

On Thursday April 20, Luibueno’s Mexican & Latin Cuisine in Haleʻiwa is unveiling a new menu to celebrate their 7th year anniversary and will be supporting Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation! Join us for a 4-course dinner by Chef Jose Terrero featuring new menu items as well as two new signature…

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Earth Month Events

April 05, 2017

Earth Day is on April 22 every year, and throughout the month of April, there are an abundance of events where you can celebrate the planet with your friends and family! We also encourage you to do something extra for the Earth this month: from making a plastic-free commitment, to starting…

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ʻĀINA​ In Schools Kauaʻi and Waimea Educator Training Recap

April 05, 2017

During March, the ʻĀINA In Schools team went statewide, visiting Kauaʻi and Hawaiʻi Island to train educators in the ʻĀINA In Schools Curriculum and engage in hands-on learning in the garden. To read more about our Kauaʻi and Waimea ʻĀINA Educator Training click here.

 

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EAT THINK DRINK: School Lunch

April 05, 2017

Good things happen when we collectively gather to EAT THINK DRINK! Hosted and developed by the Hawaii Agricultural Foundation (HAF), EAT THINK DRINK is a quarterly series of discussions on important agricultural issues affecting Hawaiʻi. The next EAT THINK DRINK will be April 25 from…

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Local Iʻa - Fresh, Local, Pono Seafood now available on Oʻahu!

April 05, 2017

You’ve all heard of a CSA….what about a CSF? Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) are modeled after agricultural CSAs in which you get a share of seafood each week much like a share of produce each week. Local I‘a is a subscription-based seafood business that sources local, in-season…

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Garden Learning Opportunities for Youth and Educators

April 05, 2017

The next few months bring several conferences and workshops focused on learning in the garden. See our website for details.

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3Rs School Recycling

April 05, 2017

This month Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is assisting several schools with waste audits, particularly for their cafeterias. Waste audits provide a great opportunity to assess what materials are being thrown out and if there are ways that schools could “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” those…

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Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives

April 05, 2017

March was another great month for Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives. Kalāheo High School and Waiʻanae Elementary school hosted with 38 student, teacher, and parent volunteers. Kalāheo High School, in particular, rescued high volumes of materials. They brought in 30 gallons of cooking oil,...

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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Earth Month Beach Cleanup

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The next Plastic Free Hawaiʻi beach cleanup is on Saturday, April 15 at Kahuku on Oʻahu’s North Shore. Kahuku is known as the dirtiest…

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Conservation Carnival Featuring Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Games

April 05, 2017

Sunset Beach Elementary School hosted Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Games for children at its Conservation Carnival on Friday, March 10. 75 families joined to play games offered by Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation and Hawaiʻi Energy. Students volunteers from the school’s Sustainability Club assisted in…

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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi at the ʻImi Pono Fundraiser

April 05, 2017

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation attended the Annual ʻImi Pono Fundraiser at Pūʻōhala Elementary School, which supports Hawaiian immersion education. Hundreds were in attendance, and we offered the Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Water Refill Station, and an educational table including a bamboo spork…

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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Featured at the Kapolei Public Library

April 05, 2017

Through the month of April, Plastic Free Hawaiʻi educational materials are displayed at the Kapolei Public Library display case in the lobby. Check it out!

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6th Annual Environmental Education Symposium Call for Proposals

April 05, 2017

Hawaiʻi Environmental Education Alliance and partners invite you to the annual Environmental Education symposium on Hawaiʻi Island, from June 8-10. This year’s symposium theme is “Hawai‘i Environmental Education in a Changing Climate,” and includes two subthemes, “Mālama Honua: Today…

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EAT THINK DRINK: School Lunch

April 03, 2017

Good things happen when we collectively gather to EAT THINK DRINK! Hosted and developed by the Hawaii Agricultural Foundation (HAF), EAT THINK DRINK is a quarterly series of discussions on important agricultural issues affecting Hawaiʻi. The next EAT THINK DRINK will be April 25 from…

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