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MĀLAMA LAND & SEA

Beach & Underwater Cleanups


Marine pollution is an increasingly global problem impacting Hawaiʻi, and threatening marine life, human health, and our local economy. Join MOCMI’s team of marine scientists and educators as we work to decrease marine debris and protect Maui’s coastal and underwater environments through monthly public cleanup events.

Upcoming Cleanup Events:

March
Beach Cleanup
Postponed

April
Earth Day Beach Cleanup
Postponed

May
National Endangered Species Day Beach Cleanup
Sunday, May 17, 2020: Kahului Harbor
8 am – 10 am

June
World Ocean’s Day Beach & Reef Cleanup
Monday, June 8, 2020: Kealia Boardwalk
8 am – 10 am

July
July 5th Beach Cleanup
Sunday, July 5, 2020: Kamaole Beach Park III
8 am – 10 am

August
National Beach Day Cleanup
Sunday, August 30, 2020: Baldwin Beach Park
8 am – 10 am

September
International Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 21, 2020: Kealia Beach Park
8 am – 10 am

October
Halloween Beach & Reef Cleanup
Saturday, October 31, 2020: Kalama Beach Park
8 am – 10 am

November
Black Friday Beach Cleanup
Friday, November 27, 2020: Launiopoko Beach Park
8 am – 10 am

December
Holiday Beach Cleanup
Sunday, December 20, 2020: D.T. Fleming Beach Park
8 am – 10 am


Sponsor a Public Beach Cleanup


Align your business with MOC Marine Institute and help protect Maui’s nearshore marine ecosystems by sponsoring a public cleanup event.

Sponsorship Price: $200.00

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Brand visibility
  • Option to set up a company table or tent at the cleanup site
  • Opportunity to engage with the community
  • Establish business as a good corporate citizen
  • Recognition of sponsor on MOC Marine Institute’s website and monthly e-newsletter
  • Promotion of sponsor through MOC Marine Institute’s social media channels

Contact Tommy Cutt at tcutt@mocmarineinstitute.org for more information.


Private Beach Cleanup Events


Help build company morale while giving back to the ocean that provides us all so much. Private cleanups are facilitated by a MOC Marine Institute staff member and include a pre-cleanup presentation along with a post-cleanup report summarizing all debris collected. Choose the date, time, and location. We will provide staffing and all materials needed. Option to add on a MOC Marine Institute t-shirt and hat for each participant (minimum 60-day advance notice for hat and t-shirt options).

Contact Tommy Cutt at tcutt@mocmarineinstitute.org for more information or to book your private beach cleanup event.