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…

One Wild Day – Wild Adventures and Ocean Girl Workshops

Collectively we believe, children who interact with nature are less anxious, develop a deep connection with the ocean, plants and creatures they encounter and continue to preserve and care for wild life on our planet. Ocean Girl Project One Wild Day – a series of wild hearts + wild places workshop.

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…

Giving back to our youth, Waianae ocean educational outreach day

We had an awesome afternoon doing an ocean educational outreach presentation for a youth group last Saturday.  We started with a tag team ice breaker-chaser (that cracked everyone up).  Ocean Girl volunteers brought pocket-sized sustainable fish guides for each youth, we learned: correctly ID fish you have caught,  legal-sustainable size,  the seasonal times to eat…

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,…

Standup for the Cure

Standup for the Cure Hold Second Annual Award-Winning Breast Cancer Fundraising Event in Newport Beach; Expects to raise $125,000 to fund 1,000 Mammograms Organization Set World Record at Inaugural Event; Anticipates Increased Attendance Guinness World Record Set at Inaugural Event in 2012 – More than 700 participants were involved in The World’s Largest Stand Up…