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…

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…

Live like you LOVE the Ocean – Kailua Beach Ocean Lovers Clean Up

Did you know?? Beach Cleanups are a great way to take care of our fragile marine environment, show community support for our shared natural resources, learn about the impacts of debris and how we can prevent them, and have lots and lots of fun. Kids LOVE them and learn too!

Community Connections Event WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013

Check this out!  Wednesday, July 17th from 1pm-8:30pm  “Community Connections” at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. This event is free and open to the community. This event will feature partnership and connection opportunities for a better Hawai‘i with afternoon interactive workshops and forums and an evening pau hana Kupa ‘Ai Kakou: Multisensory Hawaiian art,…

Garden Fairy Chandeliers

Garden Fairy Chandeliers. This is step by step instructable that will take you through the whole process of making these solar mason jars with a bead “Chandelier” inside. They look great during the day but really shine at night.  You’re garden Faries will love them!

Ocean Girl Surf Camp alternatives to Plastic Ocean

Plastic in the oceans is entirely caused by human action and human inaction. It has as much potential to do harm as the worst climate change scenario and is having greater immediate effects, yet it so far receives comparatively no attention, and very little private or government action or funding.

Surf Camp Day 5 Graduation!

Saying Aloha for now.. Laughter, smiles, tears, ocean, Hawaiian style goodies, sustainability and ohana, all part of what Ocean Girl Project is all about! Oh and all kines of surfing!!!!

Surf Camp days 2-4

We spent the second day surfing near bowls. Some of the surfer girls were rippers, some intermediate and some first timers. Thanks to Pro Surfer Nancy Emerson’s School of Surfing for donating use of the boards, all the girls were safe and did outstanding. Beautiful pictures done by Donna Welch Photography and in da water…

First Day of Camp 2010

Our first morning at surf camp was incredible, we began in a circle with a Hawaiian blessing, and ten super excited surfers. We got all mixed up at first, which was really funny and knot easy! After a heart pumping beach stroll, we got a terrific ocean/water safety lesson by Lifeguard Helene Phillips, assisted by…

Ocean Girls love Ocean Defender, Protecting, Educating, Preserving!

In Hawaii we have about 600 different species of tropical reef fish and 25 % of those are endemic ( found nowhere else in the world but here ). Our fish in Hawaii are very special. Have you ever wondered how our fish got here or where did they come from? Let’s start by learning about this.