Fall 2008 Outreach Events

Children's Day
On the 5th October 2008, B.E.A.C.H. was invited to have a table display at Children's Day at the Hawai`i State Capitol. B.E.A.C.H. volunteers helped educate the public on the types of marine debris that washes up on the Windward shores of the Hawaiian islands and how they can help prevent marine debris.

Hawai`i Kai Shopping Center Health Fair
B.E.A.C.H. had an information table at the Hawai`i Kai Shopping Center Health Fair on the 25th October 2008. Volunteers informed the public about the negative impact plastic bags have on the environment and how using reusable shopping bags is better. People also learned about marine debris and its impact on marine life and sea birds.

B.E.A.C.H. was invited to have a display table at the Waldorf School's 47th annual Waldorfaire on Saturday, 8th November, 2007. Volunteers educated people at the Faire about marine debris and solutions to what people can do to lessen plastic pollution.

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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