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…

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…

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…

Ten Ways to Love the Ocean

This week, my mind is focused on the ocean, our Ocean Girl summer camp starts in 4 days  and I am stoked! I thought I would share a few simple ideas we talk about at camp for reusing and rethinking  plastic. You are welcome to add your own ideas and or suggestions in the comment…

Understanding Hawaiian Innovation and Ingenuity

July 7, 2015· By Trisha Kehaulani Watson There’s been a lot of discussion about Hawaiian innovation and Hawaiian cultural values, but more importantly there’s been a lot of misinterpretation about how Hawaiians would utilize science and technology today. I’d like to clarify some of this misinformation. I have a favorite quote from Marion Kelly “The…

Honolulu Christmas Tree Goes Green

ENV Christmas Tree wins Excellence Award for Community Service Come down to the Honolulu City Lights Celebration and experience the Department of Environmental Services’ festive and interactive Christmas tree display.  Watch Green Channel videos, play a sort it out buzzer game and pick up free Christmas coloring books and recycling handy list stickers. This year’s…

Talk Story w/ ELIA HERMAN |Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

Talk Story w/ ELIA HERMAN April 30 @ 8:00 pm When: April 30th 8pm Doors open at 6pm Where: Surfer, The Bar Cover: $5 Donation to the Hawaii Conservation Alliance Foundation Elia Herman manages the Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary for the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and heads DLNR’s marine protected species…

5 incredibly easy Earth Day tips from ocean athletes

Everyday is Earth Day Beach Clean Up!! Come join Ocean Girl Project and clean a dirrrrrrty beeeeeach! Baby Maks 8-11am. Bring a board and pray for surf after! And if you’re an early bird, sunrise morning yoga sesh, bright and early at 6:45am with the wonderful Sarah Moore!   Ocean Minded’s ambassadors share how you…

Permaculture Workshop – Be part of the solution!

Ocean Girl Project presented our first permaculture community workshop by permaculture designer Drew Wilkenson and Kaily Wakefield for the benefit of our lives and coastlines. We explored our food, water, waste, and energy streams and how we can adapt our lifestyle habits to create the greatest amount of positive change for the least amount of…