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Mālama Honua at IUCN Students’ Day

September 6, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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The Polynesian Voyaging Society, along with our Promise to PaeʻĀina and Promise to Children partners, cordially invite you to learn about current ocean conservation efforts and participate in engaging activities that focus on the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage and The Plastic Pollution Problem.


“The Hawaiian Star Compass” by Mark Ellis

image1Mark is a Senior Program Manager at Kamehameha Schools and Polynesian Voyaging Society crewmember. He is a board member of Ka Ohana O Kalaupapa and a group member ʻAuwai of Nu’uanu Valley.

“Sailing the Oceans to fix the Plastic Pollution Problem” by Marcus Eriksen

Marcus-5-gyresOcean scientist, author and co-founder of The 5 Gyres Institute, Marcus and his wife Anna Cummins sail research voyages, publish data, and work on campaigns to stop the plastic plague.

Students’ Day participants, educators and community members will also be provided with educational and hands-on displays for everyone to enjoy. We invite you all to join us in our campaign to Mālama Honua our Island Earth, and encourage you to take up the Mālama Honua Challenge! Visit: https://www.hokulea.com/malama-honua-challenge/ for more information.

Passes and badges are NOT required for attendance – all are welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!

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September 6, 2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hawai’i Convention Center
1801 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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