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Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo celebrates Earth Month

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

In celebration of Earth Month, the City and County of Honolulu's Department of Environmental Services and the Hawaii State Department of Health present the Eighth annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo. This family-friendly event promotes keeping O‘ahu clean and free of pollution, from the mountaintops to the ocean.

The free expo will have interactive booths showcasing programs that preserve and protect Hawai‘i's environment.

Activities include a variety of hands-on activities and displays: Watch the premiere of The Journey Home puppet show, a story about Apoha, the o‘opu, and friends. Then, take pictures with Apoha and take home a free copy of the story's activity booklet. Enjoy Hawaiian stream inspired art created by O‘ahu elementary students. Explore water pollution prevention and ocean-related arts and crafts booths. Observe the release of marine life to the nearby ocean shores. Free native Hawaiian plants, courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Company, will be given out on a first come first serve basis.

Food will be available for purchase. Complimentary water stations will be provided for guests who bring refillable bottles.

Free parking and shuttles will be available at Waiki¯ki¯ Elementary School beginning at 8:45 a.m.

For more information please contact the City & County of Honolulu Storm Water Public Outreach at (808) 768-3248 or click here.

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