Maybe one day, year-round beach clean-ups will not be necessary. Until that time – when we collectively work to keep our environment clean and solve our trash problem – it is important to recognize those who volunteer their time to help keep the shores of Maui free of trash and debris.
Kahului. A satisfying end to a nearly three-hour search that was actually for a much larger ghost net reported a few days earlier.
KAHULUI, Maui — The heat from the helicopter radiated off the ocean surface as Go Fly Maui pilot Nick Moran hovered in position over a roughly 400-pound “ghost net.”
In just three hours, a coalition in support of Volunteer Week Hawaiʻi raised an estimated $700, collected 400 pounds of food and built 32 medical kits for the homeless supporting Maui Rapid Response.
The food drive on Friday was held at the Kūʻau Store in Pāʻia. Additional food drives run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. today (Saturday, April 25) at Hope Chapel in Kīhei and AutoZone in Kahului across from the Kahului Post Office.
LAHAINA - The invitations have been sent. The media has been notified. It's the do-good, fun event of the year - the 15th Annual Lahaina Town Clean Up planned for Saturday, Sept. 21.
LAHAINA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Volunteers are being sought for the 13th Annual Lahaina Town Clean Up to be held Saturday, September 16th. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with coffee and breakfast snacks provided by Ruth's Chris Steak House as instructions and equipment are distributed to participants. The cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch for volunteers donated by Pacific'O and water provided by Tropic Water.
This week is Volunteer Week Hawaii. Many organizations need help during the pandemic. But there's also ways you can show your support from home, or online. Keone Kealoha of Kanu Hawaii has more details.
(CNN) — Environmentalists warn that a large "ghost net" is floating in Hawaiian waters that could threaten marine life and cause severe damage to boats if not removed soon.
Mariners, pilots or people near the ocean are being asked to be on the lookout for a massive “ghost net” that was spotted two weeks ago off Maui and might remain a threat to humpback whales and other sea life. Read more
Kai Lenny is taking on the world with a successful career in surfing. We caught up with him on Maui.