Check out Surfrider Oahu’s most recent victories & campaigns

The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches.  The Oahu Chapter’s mission is to improve water quality, ensure the public’s right to beach access, reduce plastic marine debris, and work for responsible, ocean-friendly development on the island of Oahu.  Here is a list of our most recent victories and our active campaigns.

Victories

Name Chapter Country State Theme Completion Date
University of Hawaii Bans EPS Foam on Campus Oahu USA HI Rise Above Plastics Apr 2013
Turtle Bay Kuilima Resort Required to do SEIS Oahu USA HI Coastal Preservation Apr 2010
Surfrider’s Oahu Chapter Helps Pass Smoking Ban! Oahu USA HI Rise Above Plastics Jul 2013
Surfrider’s Hawaii Chapters Help Repeal the PLDC! USA HI Coastal Preservation Apr 2013
Stop Muddying Kauai’s Waters Kauai USA HI Clean Water May 2011
Save O’oma—Kona Land Retains its Conservation Status Kona Kai Ea USA HI Coastal Preservation Nov 2010
Save Holualoa and Lyman’s Surf Break in Kona Kona Kai Ea USA HI Coastal Preservation Mar 2011
Oahu Chapter helps pass Smoking Ban on South Shore Beaches Oahu USA HI Rise Above Plastics Mar 2013
Oahu Bans Plastic Bags! Oahu USA HI Rise Above Plastics May 2012
Ma’alaea Saved! Maui USA HI Coastal Preservation May 2012
Maui Bans Plastic Bags Maui USA Rise Above Plastics Jan 2011
Kauai Bans Plastic Shopping Bags Kauai USA HI Rise Above Plastics Oct 2009
Honolua Bay Is Saved! Maui USA HI Coastal Preservation May 2013
Hilo Chapter Helps Pass Bill to Open Access to Papaikou Mill Beach Hilo USA HI Beach Access Jan 2013
Hawaii, Oahu, North Shore—Preservation of Pupukea-Paumalu (Save Sunset Beach) Oahu USA HI Coastal Preservation Jun 2007
Favorable Hawaii Navy Sonar Ruling Kauai USA HI Ocean Ecosystems Feb 2008
Beach Access Bill Passed in HI Oahu USA HI Beach Access Jun 2010
Bag Ban Passed on the Big Island, Hawaii Kona Kai Ea USA HI Rise Above Plastics Jan 2012
Access Protected at Larsen’s Beach on Kauai Kauai USA HI Beach Access Jan 2011

Active Campaigns

Name Chapter Country State Theme Start Date
Hilo Chapter Continues Working to Expand Access on the Big Island Hilo USA HI Beach Access Oct 2011
Kaua’i Beach Monitoring Kauai USA HI Clean Water Jan 2009
Kyo-Ya Hotel Development in Waikiki Oahu USA HI Beach Access Jan 2011
Stop Maui’s Use of Wastewater Injection Wells Maui USA HI Clean Water Jul 2011
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