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28
Nov

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 …

16
Oct

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 …

2
May

SCH Receives $5,000 Grant From Patagonia

  All of us at Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii would like to extend sincere gratitude to the team at Patagonia, who recently presented us a check for $5,000 to help us fulfill our mission of “inspiring local communities to care for their coastlines through hands on beach cleanups.” Along with the grant check, Patagonia sent along …

13
Feb

I heART the Ocean – PHOTOS

The 1st Annual Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii Fundraiser was a resounding success. We raised three times the estimated goal and sold out the event a week prior to the big night. We thank all the supporters and volunteers who made the night possible. Below you will find the photos taken by our professional photographers of the …

15
Dec

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 …

28
Jun

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 …

18
Apr

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 …

18
Jan

Captain Charles Moore

Part of the Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii team at the book signing for “Plastic Ocean” written by Capt. Charles Moore and Cassandra Phillips. What a great speaker, if you get the chance to hear him you won’t regret it.