beach clean up

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing – Reducing Waste with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii

Earlier this month we got a call from a fellow non-profit called Sustainable Surf in regards to assisting at the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and after speaking with them and Vans, we were invited to be incorporated officially into the Triple Crown. Our duties would be to build 5 trash diversion stations, keep them […]

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Reflections from Jamaica

Nutrient loss, Waste Water, and Marine Debris are such big issues that the United Nations has decided that their Environmental Program needs to have a conference to specifically address them. Yet, after years of discussion and the hard work of NGO’s around the world, the problem continues to get worse. Kailua Beach, Oahu – Sand […]

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JUNE 15 – BAMP partners with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii for Marley Concert and Diamond Head Cleanup

On June 15th Sustainable Coastlines and Surfrider will be hosting a cleanup at Diamond Head. Last years efforts resulted in 2,800 lbs removed with the help of over 200 volunteers. This year we hope to increase awareness and participation. We want to inspire stewardship for this precious coastline that is used by beach goers and […]

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PACON: Our first legitimate conference

We were invited to speak at PACON (Pacific Congress on Marine Science and Technology) this past week and the experience was awesome. The event was highlighting scientific breakthroughs across the pacific in 2012 along with strengthening the bonds while creating new ones between government, public, and private sectors. We spoke specifically about getting information that […]

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Cigarette Butt Sweep

“HONOLULU……WE HAVE A PROBLEM.” Sustainable Coastlines decided to tackle the pervasive problem of littered cigarette butts. With guidance from the Ocean Conservancy and help from Keep America Beautiful, Surfrider, and others we now have a plan implemented to see if we can make a difference on our coastlines relating to cigarette butts. Lots of tourists […]

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TheUnderwater Cleanup after the Flotilla

On July 4th SCH ventured the high surf in Waikiki with floating recycling and refuse stations in order to relive the burden on the ocean floors as a result of the Flotilla. The Flotilla is an annual celebration of America’s independence but it is at risk of being regulated and potentially shut down. DLNR, the […]

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Kahuku Cleanup with Method and Kokua Hawaii Foundation

With the momentum flowing from the Diamond Head Cleanup with Surfrider last weekend and the C4 Supsquatch action at Queens for International Surfing Day, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii teamed up with nearly 100 volunteers and steamed forward to tackle the James Campbell Wildlife Refuge. The wetlands up in Kahuku (specifically the James Campbell Wildlife Refuge) are […]

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International Surfing Week – Diamond Head and Kahuku Clean Ups

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Surfrider Clean Up was Awesome, albiet nasty

This past Sunday we went down to the Ala Wai to help out Surfrider Foundation with their clean up. We brought down a few bamboo poles to pull stuff out of the Ala Wai but they ended up being no match for the nasty treasures that didn’t want to leave the canal. Thanks to Surfrider […]

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Kaiser High School Talk – Breakfast Club

Mr. Lawrence, who I accidentally called Josh during our talk which was accompanied by a bunch of chuckles, invited Sustainable Coastlines to speak to a library packed with students between the ages of 15-18.  It was our goal to promote our next beach clean up and to inspire the students to care for their own […]

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Help the environment

There are a lot of things you can do to reduce your impact on the environment yourself. Plastic bags for instance have a huge impact.

Why not bring your own while shopping?

What can I do?

Join us for these events!

  • March
    1
    Wanderlust Cleanup at Kahuku Beach
  • April
    19
    Earth Day at Kualoa
  • Summer time
    TBD
    TOWN CLEANUP

Host your own cleanup

Interested in hosting a beach clean up?

If so, here is a good overview to planning and implementing a successful beach clean up.

You can always email us too at info@sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org.

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