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Beach Cleanup at Kualoa Beach Park

May 02, 2018

On Saturday, May 5, we are hosting a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Beach Cleanup at Kualoa Beach Park in partnership with Blue Zones Project. Check-in begins at 8:30am with the cleanup from 9:00am-11:00am. All are welcome to attend. Get more details and sign up here. Please bring a hat, reusable water...

Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Celebrates Earth Month

May 02, 2018

This Earth Month, staff and volunteers from the Plastic Free Hawaiʻi program offered education, activities, and merchandise at 11 events, including Earth Day/sustainability events at University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Kapiʻolani Community College, Punahou School, Honolulu Community College and...

Lāʻie Beach Cleanup Yields 975 Pounds of Marine Debris

May 02, 2018

On Saturday, March 31, 62 volunteers came out for a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi beach cleanup at Lāʻie Beach Park (a.k.a. Pounders), cleaning 975 pounds of plastic pollution from both Lāʻie and Hukilau Beach Parks. Fishing nets and ropes, oyster spacer plastic tubes, and other fishing and aquaculture...

Plastic Free Efforts at Punahou School

May 02, 2018

Plastic Free Hawaiʻi hosted a training on April 7 at Punahou School with students, parents, and teachers looking to learn more about local and global issues around plastic pollution and zero waste, ending with a list of potential waste reduction projects for Punahou School. To get one-on-one...

Oʻahu ʻĀINA Educator Training for ʻEwa Schools

May 02, 2018

Fifty teachers from ‘Ewa region schools participated in our final ‘ĀINA In Schools Curriculum Training for Educators of the school year held at Island Pacific Academy. Highlights included building a vermicompost system, exploring seeds and plant parts, learning the about the wahi pana (storied...

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