Horror movies don’t cut it now that reality has become a nightmare. Spooked by Pennywise the Clown? Try the nuclear arsenal-wielding clown in the White House. Killer dolls? How about killer cops. The living dead? Not as insidious as braindead racists and parasitic corporations. The Apocalypse? Well, I’m afraid to say, the end of the world as we know it may already be around … [Read more...] about Scary Stories To Tell About The State Of Planet Earth
It's pervasive, persistent, produced from petrochemicals. It takes many forms and can be found as lightweight Styrofoam packaging, rigid polyvinyl chloride pipes, polyethylene water bottles, high-density polyethylene laundry and milk bottles, nylon ropes and nets and thousands of variations and applications. Look around you and count all the things made of drastic … [Read more...] about Drastic Plastic: What we learned about plastic pollution and Hawaii at the sixth International Marine Debris Conference
Maui fine artist Kim McDonald and Kai Lenny, world-famous surfer and seven-time SUP World Champion, have collaborated to create a collectible autographed surfboard to be auctioned for the Surfrider Foundation. One hundred percent of the proceeds are going to the nonprofit grassroots organization. The “Soul of the Sea” surfboard is a world-class shaped board, hand painted by … [Read more...] about Kai Lenny and Kim McDonald collaborate on surfboard auction item for Surfrider Foundation
The Straw Wars have come to Maui. In a major move for marine conservation, the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa has announced that they will no longer offer single-use plastic straws to guests. Instead, resort staff will offer paper straws (like those shown above) by request. “Pu‘u Keka‘a (Black Rock), fronting the resort, is one of the top destinations on Maui to see tropical … [Read more...] about Sheraton Maui Resort will no longer offer single-use plastic straws
1. On July 19, the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism released a report saying direct spending by foreign students in Hawaii totaled $225.3 million for the 2016/17 school year. According to the report, how much did foreign students spend in Hawaii during the 2015/16 school year? A. $199.6 million B. $214.3 million C. $241.4 million D. $272.2 … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about marine plastic pollution?