The 16th Annual Lahaina Town Clean-Up was held on Saturday, September 19, 2020. The event was a little different this year due to COVID-19 but the results were still impactful. For this year's cleanup the community was encouraged to participate in cleanups near their home, with their family members or individually while practicing all CDC and County of Maui guidelines for … [Read more...] about Volunteers Collect rubbish from neighborhoods and shorelines as part of the 16th Annual Lahaina Town Cleanup
International Coastal Cleanup
Get the Drift and Bag It! is an annual cleanup campaign hosted by Mālama Maui Nui in partnership with the Ocean Conservancy that seeks to empower Maui Nui residents in their environmental stewardship of our island community. This year, Get the Drift and Bag It! will take place from September 19th – October 3rd. To participate in this campaign, community members and … [Read more...] about Mālama Maui Nui to Launch Get the Drift and Bag It!
Hawaiian Paddle Sports and Hawaii Mermaid Adventures hosted Maui’s International Coastal Cleanup on Sept. 15 at Po‘olenalena Beach Park. In two-and-a-half hours, more than 40 volunteers contributed to the more than 220 million pounds of trash that has been cleaned from our waterways and beaches since The Ocean Conservancy launched International Coastal Cleanup events 30 years … [Read more...] about International Coastal Cleanup Day at Po‘olenalena
Nearly 50 volunteers picked up more than 1,000 pieces of trash and debris on Sept. 16 at Po`olenalena Beach Park in South Maui. The volunteers, who were both locals and visitors, helped pick up the trash in just over two hours. The largest concentration of trash was the nearly 800 cigarette butts cleaned off the beach. In addition, the volunteers picked up more than 200 food … [Read more...] about Volunteers help clean Po`olenalena Beach Park in South Maui
Looks like the 12th annual Lahaina Town Clean Up was a success, with event organizers saying that more than 500 people participated in the Sept. 24 effort to beautify Lahaina. “Lead by The Lahaina Yacht Club, the Lahaina Harbor Master, and many of our local boating companies, this year’s main focus was Mala Ramp,” said a Sept. 25 news release sent out by event organizer Matt … [Read more...] about More than 500 people show up to 12th annual Lahaina Town Clean Up