Girls Ocean Camps Summer 2020

Mahalo for your interest in Ocean Girl Project, we will be posting our calendar in April. To be added to the mailing list, please fill out the contact form or send an email. Scholarships are available, please send requests to colleen@oceangirlproject.com If you have any questions, email colleen@oceangirlproject.com – it is helpful in deciding camp…

Update Camps Summer 2020

We are discussing the possibility of online camp-like classes where the girls would have ocean-related fun assignments they do as individuals outdoors and we share once a day in a video setting.

We take care of what we value

I thought I would share a few simple ideas we talk about at ocean girl camp for reusing and rethinking plastic. Ocean Girl Project starts in the ocean. You might think of us as mermaids :). We have fun and play and swim, surf, watch fish in the reef, plus we learn new things and in…

Surfing Changes Everything

SURFING IS LIFE CHANGING..  From what we eat, to when and how long we sleep, to how we treat our bodies and our Aina, being a surfer changes everything. Most surfers will tell you, learning to surf is supremely exciting and hard work. You are in harsh elements like sun and salt water; you are…

Hibiscus 1 2 3, Let’s Grow Together!

Let’s learn how to propagate and grow native plants. Join instructors Heidi Bornhorst, a native Hawaiian plant and professional landscaping  expert along with Colleen Kudo, a botanical alchemist and founder of Ocean Girl Project. When: Saturday March 11th 2017 Times: 9:30am-11:30am (light refreshments provided) Location: Kaimuki, address upon registration Sign-up: Please use registration form at…

Hawaii Seeks to Ban “Reef-Unfriendly” Sunscreen

A proposed Hawaiian bill aims to stop the sale of lotions containing certain UV filters, but their effects on coral are disputed. Click HERE for ocean friendly gardening, non-toxic cleaning products, skin care products, cooking with local plants: Workshops in Hawaii. Source: Hawaii Seeks to Ban “Reef-Unfriendly” Sunscreen – Scientific American Legislators in Hawaii are…

Sending gratitude … Ocean Girl Project

If you are feeling tired, rest, don’t give up. Sending gratitude to all the mighty Ocean Girls and Boys out there who so deeply inspire me and profoundly touched my life. Today let’s spread immense positive energy to each other and continue our quest to cherish and preserve our sacred ocean. Mahalo, Colleen Source: (1)…

Aloha Street Store for Kids

On Saturday October 1st, Ocean Girl Project is hosting Hawaii’s first back-2-school popup “free store for kids” created entirely on the street, run by ocean girl volunteers, stocked by donations.

Kula, Full Red Moon August 18th, Spread the Positive Energy!

Did you know that each month the full moon has a different name? On Thursday August 18th the moon is called Red Moon. In Hawaii the full moon is called Kulu (Seventeenth Night) The moon has a powerful effect on plants, on the tides, and within the life cycles of all living things. It is also good for surfing.

How I Awakened My Creative Spirit

My life is art. It is beautiful colors and warm textures. Each day is a blank canvas waiting  for me to paint, enjoy, and explore. Yet, it wasn’t always this way. For years what I saw and painted each day was the same picture over and over. My canvas was bland and my beautiful creative…

Why Art and Creativity are Valuable

I believe it takes a village to raise a child and a heaping of wild creative art experiences to help a girl thru adolescence. In my many years of working with kids, helping them create art has proven to be nothing but good, featured below are ten worthwhile and valuable reasons why. Ten Reasons Why…

Make a connection

Make the Connection The first step in learning to make a difference in the ocean is learning how your actions have an impact. Keep reading to learn everyday things you can do to help protect and value the seas. And don’t forget to share what you’ve learned with friends and family. Ocean/Surf Responsibly A trip…