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The Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Art Contest Is Now Open

December 02, 2021

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation’s Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Art Contest is now open! This years’ theme is INNOVATION! Students and school groups, grades K-12 are invited to create a mural that showcases how innovation can have a greater positive impact towards reducing plastic pollution and promote...

Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest

January 12, 2021

Entries from last yearʻs Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest

We acknowledge that this school year is much different than any other, however we know that art has the power to bring people together and create opportunities for meaningful conversations about things that affect our lives,...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service - Solo Beach Cleanup

January 12, 2021

January 18th is Dr. King Jr. Day of Service! Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s actions not only led to the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act, but hand-in-hand with these came the Clean Air Act in 1963, the Clean Water Act of 1972, and the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Dr. King...

Educators: Plastic Free Hawaiʻi is Here to Support You

January 12, 2021

Kōkua Hawai’i Foundation’s Plastic Free Hawaiʻi program is proud to support you wherever you are in your school year! The PFH program specifically seeks to minimize single-use plastics on our islands by educating and empowering schools, businesses, and community members across Hawaiʻi.  We...

What happened to Bill 40? Why are we still seeing disposable foodware?

January 12, 2021


Images from 2019 Bill 40 Rally & Bill Signing

We need your help! On December 10, 2020, Mayor Caldwell put into effect a 90-day “Education Period” for Disposable Food Ware Ordinance 19-30 (formerly Bill 40 - one of the most comprehensive bans on food service single-use plastics) set to...

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