Archive for the ‘Beach Preservation’ Category

Hooray! HB 2554 has been deferred

Posted by admin on March 27th, 2014 under Beach Preservation, Features, Hawaii, Protecting Special Places  •  No Comments

We have great news from our friends at the Save our Kaka’ako Coalition.  Please read below for their email blast :

Horray!, HB 2554 has been deferred by the Senate Hawaiian Affairs committee. I believe it was because of strong, and at times, passionate testimony. Friends of Kewalos placed a 12 inch stack of petitions from 2006 till now, right [...]

Support for HB 325, Hawai’i State Smoking Ban, needed now!

Posted by admin on January 20th, 2014 under Beach Preservation, Features, Hawaii, Uncategorized  •  No Comments

Join the Surfrider Foundation on August 24th for the Magic Island Beach Cleanup

Posted by admin on July 30th, 2013 under Beach Cleanups, Beach Preservation, Hawaii, beach cleanup  •  No Comments

Join the Surfrider Foundation on Saturday, August 24 from 9:30am to 12:00pm at Magic Island Beach Park, Honolulu, HI.

Surfrider Oahu is partnering again to help with Barefoot Wine’s Beach Rescue Project!
From Saturday 9am through noon, we’ll be at Magic Island, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd  Honolulu, HI 96814
Look out for the blue Surfrider tent, Diamond Head side [...]

Here is Angela Huntemer’s Editorial in the Honolulu Star Advertiser - Turtle Bay expansion threatens endangered animals, plants

Posted by roz on January 21st, 2013 under Beach Preservation, Hawaii, News, Protecting Special Places  •  No Comments

http://www.change.org/petitions/no-turtle-bay-resort-expansion-beyond-the-current-footprint?utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=url_share&utm_campaign=url_share_before_sign
www.facebook.com/TurtleBayEndangeredSpecies
Editorial in the Honolulu Star Advertizer
Turtle Bay expansion threatens endangered animals, plants
By Angela Huntemer
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 16, 2013
After careful review and consultation with biologists, I strongly contend that Turtle Bay Resort’s surveys of flora and fauna, in its draft supplemental environmental impact statement (DSEIS), are incomplete and inaccurate.
They do not address:
» The issues [...]

The Plastic Pollution Conversation - Sunday, 10/14, from 3:30-6:00pm

Posted by roz on October 8th, 2012 under Beach Preservation, Events, Hawaii  •  No Comments

Join us on Sunday, October 14th from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at University Laboratory School as Captain Charles Moore makes his final stop in Hawai’i for the “The Plastic Pollution Conversation - Pacific Rim Tour 2012.” Captain Moore, author of “Plastic Ocean,” is a prominent seafaring environmentalist and researcher who shares his maritime encounters [...]

Minds in the Water - Monday, August 27 at 7 PM

Posted by roz on August 22nd, 2012 under Art & Music, Beach Preservation, Events, Hawaii, News, Uncategorized  •  No Comments

MONDAY MOVIE CAFE at BAMBU Venue
1146 Bethel Street
Monday, August 27 at 7 PM
Check out the preview:  http://mindsinthewater.com/media.php
Sponsored by the Oahu Surfrider Foundation
MINDS IN THE WATER
Five years in the making, Minds In The Water is the story of one surfer’s international
journey to help protect dolphins, whales and their ocean environment. Through the
charismatic journey of one person’s [...]

Magic Island Beach Cleanup: Join Surfrider Foundation & Barefoot Wines on Sat., Aug. 11, from 10am-12pm, plus after-party 12:30-2:30pm

Posted by roz on July 22nd, 2012 under Beach Preservation, Hawaii, beach cleanup  •  No Comments

Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project: Honolulu, HI Cleanup

Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (GMT-1000)

Honolulu, HI

The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, now in its sixth year, helps keep beaches, rivers and lakes across America “barefoot friendly.” In 2012, Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protection and [...]

Come join Surfrider Oahu to clean up Sandy Beach on July 14th! 10 - 12 am

Posted by roz on July 2nd, 2012 under Beach Cleanups, Beach Preservation, Hawaii, beach cleanup  •  No Comments

Sandy Beach Cleanup July 14th
Please join Surfrider Oahu for this month’s beach cleanup at one of our favorite beaches, Sandy’s, on July 14th at 10am. RevoluSun is joining us for this 3rd annual cleanup as our sponsor and providing t-shirts, food, and more. Bring your friends and family, help clean the coastal area, [...]

Please sign the petition to ask Congress to support beach water testing programs.

Posted by roz on July 1st, 2012 under Beach Preservation, News, Uncategorized  •  No Comments

Please sign the petition below and ask Congress to support beach water testing programs. It’s a small investment in water quality, especially considering our coastal areas generate billions in revenues! Besides, a day at the beach shouldn’t make you sick!
http://action.surfrider.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=5630

US BEACH ACT FUNDING
The EPA is proposing to cut all federal funding for beach water quality [...]

Friends of Kewalos is having their Annual Cleanup June 2, 2012 at 8:30am

Posted by roz on June 1st, 2012 under Beach Cleanups, Beach Preservation, Hawaii, Protecting Special Places, beach cleanup  •  No Comments

We would like to announce Friends of Kewalos is having their Annual Cleanup June 2, 2012 at 8:30am.