We stopped by Hookipa Pavilions to watch the big waves and saw a hose spigot by the pavilion tables running full blast with a group of birds hanging around it. The water was just running and running, wasting so many gallons of water. We walked over to turn it off and the group of men sitting there said not to turn it off. When I mentioned that water was precious and expensive … [Read more...] about Eh water wasters at Hookipa Pavilions!
We get it that you don't care. You’re the person who throws away two snorkel sets (tags still on the bag) into the trash can in the men’s room at a Ka'anapali resort. This is wrong on so many levels. Those sets are made of plastic that will sit in a land fill for hundreds of years. There are also plenty of people everywhere who would love to use that perfectly good snorkel set … [Read more...] about Eh Guy Who Threw Away Perfectly Good Snorkel Gear!
In a display of community partnership and sustainability, the Fairmont Kea Lani Maui recently donated four computers to the University of Hawaii Maui College’s student newspaper, Ho’oulu. The refurbished computers were donated as part of the resort’s Electronic Waste Diversion program, which is based on the fundamental environmental adage: reduce, reuse recycle. The reduction … [Read more...] about Fairmont Kea Lani Gives Computers To UH Maui College Newspaper
1. Bring your own water bottle. The event is going green this year. The Haiku Elementary School’s fifth graders will man food waste collection bins, so cheer them on as they schlep the food waste at the top of the hour every hour to the Mala O Haiku School garden, where they will bury it with Bokashi. “I would love to see the students processing more of the cafeteria food … [Read more...] about 10 Things To Do At The Haiku Hoolaulea and Flower Festival