Monday, February 1, 2010

Kea'au Beach Park Clean-Up 2/13/10

Kanu Hawaii & Rep. Shimabukuro are co-sponsoring a beach clean-up at Kea`au Beach Park on 2/13/10 from 9:00am to 11:30am.

The clean-up is part of the Kokua Festival. Click HERE or visit for more information about the Kokua Festival/Kokua HI Foundation.

Lunch, refreshments, and beverages will be served.

To read a recent news article about the trash problem in the Kea`au Beach Park area, click HERE or visit: [Note: On 1/16/10, the State DOT, in conjunction with a clean-up organized by Women of Wai`anae, Nani `O Wai`anae, AlohaCare, Rep. Shimabukuro, and others, cleared the trash piles along the highway past Kea`au Beach Park and at Ma`ili Point. This clean-up will continue the effort to beautify the area.]

Email or call 586-8460 for more information about the 2/13/10 clean-up. Please join us!

Here is more information about the event from the Kokua Foundation:

Kokua Festival and STAR 101.9 Beach Clean-ups are back!

The Kokua Festival and STAR 101.9 are once again offering a chance at purchasing pre-sale tickets by helping to clean Hawaii's beaches! Everyone is invited to come out, malama 'aina, and earn a pre-sale code that is good for purchasing two Kokua Festival tickets. All participants will be entered in a drawing for two free tickets to the Kokua Festival and other great prizes.

All clean-ups will take place on February 13th, from 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m.

Three on Oahu:

BYUH-SIFE Club North Shore Clean-Up
Beach: Malaekahana and Kahuku Golf Course, Seventh Hole Beach
Meeting Place: Malaekahana Beach Park (by Goat Island, look for signs!)
For More Information:

Kanu Hawaii & Rep. Maile Shimabukuro West Side Clean-Up
Beach: Kea'au Beach Park, Makaha
Meeting Place: Kea`au Beach Park (the park after Makaha Surfing Beach)
For More Information: Rep. Maile Shimabukuro,, 586-8460; or Kaimana Pine,, 478-7068

Surfrider Oahu South Shore Clean-Up
Beach: Sand Island State Park Beach
Meeting Place: 3rd beach parking lot, at the very end of Sand Island Access Road
For More Information:

One on Maui:

The Maui Times Clean-Up
Beach: Kahalui Harbor
Meeting Place:
For More Information:

We encourage participants to help us make this a zero waste event by bringing their own reusable water bottles that can be refilled at our water stations, a pair of gardening gloves, a sifter (if you have one) for small pieces of plastic, sunscreen, and any plastic shopping bags you might have under your sink!

Kokua Festival STAR 101.9 Pre-Sale
· All participants will receive a passcode that will allow them access to the STAR 101.9 Pre-Sale. The pre-sale will begin on Sunday, February 14th at 9:00a.m. and will end on Monday, February 15th at midnight
· Go to or for more information

The Kokua Hawaii Foundation thanks BYUH-SIFE Club, Kanu Hawaii & Rep. Shimabukuro, Surfrider Oahu, and The Maui Times for organizing these clean-ups.

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