Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo Celebrates Earth Month: April 18, 2015

Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo celebrates Earth Month — April 2015

Puppet Show, Keiki Art Exhibit, Moi Release, Choral and Hula Performances, Free Native Plants

(HONOLULU, HI – March 20, 2015) – 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.

Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo
Saturday, April 18, 2015
9 a.m. to 2 p.m
Waikīkī Aquarium

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

  • Watch the premiere of The Journey Home puppet show, a story about Apoha, the o‘opu.
  • Take pictures with Apoha and take home his story booklet.
  • Enjoy a Hawaiian stream mural created by O‘ahu elementary students.
  • Delight in performances by students of Hawaii Education of the Arts.
  • Explore water pollution prevention and ocean-related arts and crafts booths.
  • Observe the release of moi to the nearby ocean shores.
  • Take home a free native Hawaiian plant from Hawaiian Electric Company

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

Free parking and shuttles will be available at Waikīkī 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 visit www.cleanwaterhonolulu.com.

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