Tag - marine debris

21
Apr

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii clean up Mauka to Makai from the air

  What a day, that rain out there, yeah those are Earths tears of joy. The combined work of over 500 volunteers on April 19th resulted in 700 native plants given life into the land (aina), 260 buckets of coral weighing in at a total of 7,800 pounds added to fortify the fishponds walls, an uncountable …

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 …

23
Sep

A Great INT’L Coastal Cleanup Day

Around the world, this past Saturday, communities were coming together to take care of their coastlines. Our focus was the West side of Oahu, specifically Nanakuli, Maili Beach, Pokai Bay, and Makaha. The types of trash found during the cleanup was a diverse mix with cigarette butts being, once again, the number 1 thing found …

20
Mar

Earth Day Beach Cleanup and Music Festival

Join us on 4/20 as we host an Earth Day Beach Cleanup and Music Festival. From 9:30 to Noon we will be cleaning beaches from Pyramid Rock on Kaneohe Marine Base all the way to Sandy Beach. Then everyone is invited to join us at Sea Life Park for an afternoon of live music, guest …

29
Nov

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 …

29
Sep

HOW TO REPORT FINDINGS OF POSSIBLE TSUNAMI MARINE DEBRIS

The public is invited to contact DLNR at (808) 587-0400 to report findings of possible tsunami marine debris. If possible, we request that a picture of the debris with a detailed description of the object, date found, location and finder’s contact information, be sent to dlnr@hawaii.gov.  This information will help DLNR staff to determine if a more thorough investigation is necessary. …

8
Feb

Japan Tsunami Marine Debris

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii attending a conference put on by NOAA. We will be updating you on what we’ve learned tomorrow. Aloha!