Ocean Girl Project Operation Beach Clean up!!

‘A‘ohe hana nui ke alu ‘ia.. “No task is too big when done together by all.” I think that  pretty much describes how we feel about how our beach clean up went Saturday, April 2nd. After seeing  such depressing images of albatross stomaches of plastic and honu choking on plastic bags it was SO encouraging…

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…

Women Surfers Make History at Big Wave World Tour

The women’s big wave event, which was the World’s first, ran the next morning and included Keala Kennelly, Savannah Shaughnessy, and Mercedes Maidana. Keala Kennelly won and dedicated the win to close friend Andy Irons, who passed away the day before.

Sustainable School Supplies

Rainbow pony princess pencils or plain wooden ones? A shiny plastic big-eyed kitten notebook or a brown recycled one? For kids, green school supplies aren’t always such an easy sell.