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Find us at Community Events!

July 16, 2018

This month, we will be inspiring and empowering people to go plastic free at several events on Oʻahu. Stop by to talk about plastic or pick up one of our branded reusable goodies like a bamboo spork, metal straw, utensil set, or insulated bottle!


Surfjack Summer at the Swim Club


Featured Youth Activist: Christian Robbins

July 16, 2018

Christian Robbins is a junior who attended Le Jardin Academy in Kailua. His personal passion is protecting and preserving our oceans through environmental activism. As a kitesurfer, freediver, and surfer, he spends most of my free time in the ocean and was inspired to fight plastic pollution...

Register Now: Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Youth Summit

July 16, 2018

This August we are hosting the first annual Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Youth Summit. This summit is open to middle and high school students in Hawaiʻi who have an interest or passion in tackling plastic pollution. The Summit will take place in Kahuku on Day 1 and Honolulu on Day 2. Save the dates:...

BYO Reusable Bags!

July 16, 2018

Have you noticed the new 15 cent fee on each checkout bag at the grocery store? This new law strengthens Oʻahu’s existing plastic bag ban and is encouragement for us all to remember to bring our own reusable shopping bags, which is better for the environment and now better for your pocket! For...

Plastic Free Hawaiʻi at the Ocean Heroes Bootcamp

July 16, 2018

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation staff and students attended the first ever Ocean Heroes Bootcamp in New Orleans in June. This conference gathered 100 youth from elementary school to college age to get inspired and empowered to curb plastic pollution. Students from Hawaiʻi schools, including Island...

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