Achievements 2008


Suzanne & Dean, Living Reef
Award recipients
Certificate of commendation from the Council of the City & County of Honolulu

Kahuku Beach clean-up
60 Minutes Austrialia interview at Kamilo Beach, Big Island Marine Debris Awareness Month launch at University Laboratory School Educational presentation at Island Pacific Academy

B.E.A.C.H. sponsored events are part of the International Year of the Reef.

Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai`i founders, Suzanne Frazer and Dean Otsuki, were awarded the 2008 Living Reef Award which was presented in Kona on Tuesday 26th August, 2008

The Living Reef Awards honour groups and individuals that go above and beyond in their actions to make a difference in preserving the reefs.


Group Goes Beyond Reef in Cleanups, MidWeek, Wednesday 5th November, 2008
Suzanne Frazer and Dean Otsuki, founders of B.E.A.C.H., have won the 2008 Living Reef Award in the non-government organization category.

Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai`i founders, Suzanne Frazer and Dean Otsuki received a certificate of commendation from the Council of the City and County of Honolulu for their dedication and service - for bringing awareness and solutions to the problem of marine debris and litter on Hawai`i's seashores.
Council Chambers, 3rd December, 2008


Beach clean-ups commended,
Honolulu Advertiser
Saturday 9th August, 2008
Mayor Mufi Hanneman recognizes beach clean-up community volunteers at Honolulu Hale.



2008 Marine Debris Awareness Month
In celebration of the International Year of the Reef, Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai`i organized Marine Debris Awareness Month - a series of free, public events to raise awareness of marine debris. These events included a weekly educational lecture series at Hanauma Bay, a Marine Debris Forum at the Hawai`i State Capitol and Student Art Project.
Kahuku Beach, Oahu photo: Suzanne Frazer

Marine Debris Awareness Month Student Art Project

The Marine Debris Awareness Month Student Art Project paintings/drawings were on display at the Hawai`i State Capitol auditorium foyer in October and November. Over 700 students from 15 schools in grades K-12 participated in the Student Art Project to raise awarenes of the impact of marine debris on marine life. Paintings and drawings were also displayed at schools and public libraries.













2008 Sponsors included: International Year of the Reef, Matson, Quiksilver, Ecousable, Ben & Jerry's Hawai`i, Go Airlines, Malama Hawai`i, Pentate Creative, Papa Ole's Kitchen, East O`ahu Physical Therapy, Starbucks Coffee, Seventh Generation, Hawai`i Conservation Alliance, Styrophobia, Conservation Council for Hawai`i, Blue Frontier Campaign, Kale's Natural Foods, My Chelle, Aloha Health and Wellness, Keep America Beautiful, Earthwise Bag Company, Reef Check Hawai`i

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Coral Photograph Credit to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce and Dr. James P. McVey. Dolphins, Japanese Angelfish, Green turtle, and Laysan Albatross photos by James Watt. Humpback whale photo by James Mobeley

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