Hilo Bay underwater debris cleanup on Sunday


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Coordinators are looking for divers, kayakers and debris monitors to remove debris around Moku Ola, or Coconut Island, in Hilo Bay. Meet at the parking lot of Moku Ola at 10 a.m. Sunday to form debris hunting teams for this Dive for Earth Day Ocean Cleanup in Hilo. The volunteer work day will wind up at about 2 p.m.

Scuba divers worldwide are giving the ocean a voice with Project AWARE Dive For Earth Day events around the globe this April.

“Show your appreciation for our ocean planet and help us raise awareness of the many challenges it is facing by joining in this shoreline and underwater Dive for Earth Day Cleanup,” said spokesman Carey Yost.

To find out more about taking action during this Dive for Earth Day event, visit www.projectaware.org/action/dive-earth-day-hilo-bay-underwater-debris-cl....

For questions, or to sign up for kayaking, debris monitoring or the shoreline and beach cleanup, contact: Yost, of Kids Dive In-Hawaii at 982-7292, email: kidsdivein@usa.com Divers wanting to volunteer in the underwater cleanup must contact Bill DeRooy at Nautilus Dive Center at 935-6939.

 

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