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Hawaiʻi Pacific University Students Tackle Plastic Pollution

March 03, 2020
Did you know that by 2050, we’ll be making more than three times as much plastic stuff as we did in 2014, but at the same time will have more plastic than fish in our oceans? Hawaiʻi Pacific University’s “Plastic Fantastic?” Sophomore Honors class is investigating the problem of plastic pollution researching questions such as “How can we begin to tackle such a 'wicked' problem, one so complex it seems impossible to solve?” On February 6th, HPU invited Plastic Free Hawaiʻi to be a guest speaker and talk about how PFH seeks to minimize single-use plastic on our islands by educating and empowering schools, businesses, and community members across Hawaiʻi. Plastic Free Hawaiʻi was honored to be part of this very special day!