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Aloha Hawaii! It's almost Earth Day 2014!

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Aloha all you environmental readers and healthy activists!

Earth Day is right around the corner!

And there are also upcoming events that happens on Earth Day and the following few days after!

What is Earth Day?

Founded on April 22, 1970, Earth Day became an awareness day for the environmentalists to take a stand.

Through the success of Earth Day, it had also sparked up the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Clean Air Act.

Currently Earth Day is celebrated annually around the world, to over billions of people!

For more information, visit:

http://www.earthday.org/

Happening events on Earth Day and after:

Earth Day Clean Up at Waimea Valley.

Volunteer opportunity!

When: April 22, 2014 Tuesday

Where: Waimea Valley (North Shore)

Address: 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy

Haleiewa, HI 96712

Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For more information, visit:

http://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp1654666.jsp

Civil Cafe: Honolulu Bicycles.

This event is about the safe bicycle riding, and discussions for bicycle riders in the future.

When: April 22, 2014 Tuesday

Where: Fresh Cafe

Address: 831 Queen St. Honolulu

Time: 6 p.m.

Discussions by: Mike Formby and Chad Taniguchi

For more information, visit:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/civil-cafe-honolulus-bicycling-renaissance-tickets-11191244313?aff=es2&rank=8&sid=9ddb9638c94511e38f3b22000aa821d4

Earth Day Festival at University of Hawaii at Manoa.

When: April 24, 2014 Thursday

Where: University of Hawaii at Manoa campus

Time: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Festival, food, and talks!

For more information, visit:

http://manoa.hawaii.edu/earthday/

Going Green Day recycling at Waikele Elementary School.

When: April 26, 2014 Saturday

Where: 94-1045 Kukula St.

Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Recycle your items!

Accepted items are:

  • bicycles
  • metals
  • appliances
  • computers
  • scanners
  • printers
  • HI-5 beverage containers
  • cellphones
  • batteries
  • clothing
  • eye glasses
  • light bulbs
  • pet food

They also will donate canned goods to the Wahiawa Food Bank

and donate white socks to Afghanistan.

For more information, visit:

http://www.opala.org/solid_waste/pdfs/GG_4-26-14.pdf

Now that you know what Earth Day is, you can go check out the Earth Day events, volunteer, and or donate!

And remember Hawai'i, to take care of your health, take care of life, take care of the Earth's Environment, and to think Green Hawai'i!

Aloha!

About the writer:

Christie Gora, a firm believer of World Environmental Justice, Humanitarian Justice, and compassion, she is a true researcher that gets the information that was swept under the carpet. An educated part Native Hawaiian and part Native American Indian, mixed with European and Oriental blood, she is naturally a volunteer that is helping save the only planet that humans and life are living on, the Earth. She also chooses to write simple and not follow the mainstream.

Contact:

christie.gora@gmail.com

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