Environment

Makua Beach – Westside Cleanup Festival

September 23, 2017, 9:00am - September 23, 2017, 5:00pm The Makua Cleanup is an Annual beach clean up honoring Hawaiian history through service and education. Join us at 9AM on September 23rd for a massive eff...

Plastic Awakening

How to slow plastic pollution through acts of service, influence and education across the Hawaiian Islands By Kahi Pacarro Going on 6 years now, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii has been taking plastics washing ashore and turning it into a valuable commodity....

11 Ways to Make Your Summer Toxic Free

By Kahi Pacarro The beach boys are hustling for lessons and maybe a future wife. The sun’s cooking your shoulders as the wax on your overheated longboard barely sticks. Throngs of tourists do their cooked lo...

Ban the Foam

By Kahi Pacarro I can almost guarantee you’re shredding (or think your shredding) on a toxic vehicle made up of a multitude of materials that can and will negatively impact our environment after its final wave...

Stuff We Like / Organic Sunscreen

Oxybenzone, cinoxate, dioxybenzone…yeah, we can’t pronounce them either. And that should be reason enough to put some time into researching these chemicals, which are actually ingredients, before putting them on your skin and also releasing them into aquatic e...

This is how plastic pollution is debilitating our marine ecosystem

By Kahi Pacarro Deep introspection of pollution ends at the epiphany that pollution is the result of failed design. If consumer goods and commercial fishing materials were designed to consider the end of their use, we would drastically constrict the flow of p...