How To: Make Your Own Reusable Bags

Have you found extra fabric laying around after trying DIY face masks? With the beaches opening up, a great way to save the environment and your budget is to bring your own snacks in a reusable container. Enjoy making these DIY reusable bags to carry light snacks with you wherever you go. Instructions: Cut two […]

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DOT HWYS Oahu’s Q2 2020 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to the Doryan Rodriguez and Bruce D. Waisanen, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s Second Quarter 2020 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Kaneohe Bay Drive from Kamehameha Highway to Namamoana Street. “We care about keeping Hawai’i beautiful, by volunteering our time with Adopt-A-Highway, we do our part to make a difference.” Special thanks to Doryan […]

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DIY Compost Bin

Compost is decomposed organic matter that is full of nutrients and can be used as a fertilizer in planting soil. Compost is a great way to recycle produce that would otherwise be considered waste. Making your own compost bin is a simple way to reduce food waste, while also feeding your garden. Materials Container and […]

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Turn Your Empty Toilet Paper Rolls into Crafts

As we’re all adjusting to the current order to stay home, everyone is looking for new ways to entertain themselves and their kids. Now is the perfect time to channel some inner creativity and learn how to reuse the resources available to us to create something fun, beautiful and functional. We all have a little […]

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Earth Day 2020

Today is Earth Day 2020! This year will prove to be quite different from years past, making for a unique 50th anniversary of this global event. The 2020 theme is Climate Action, inspired by the many climate challenges presented in recent years. EarthDay.org explains that, “Climate change represents the biggest challenge to the future of […]

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Garage Clean-out

The garage is intended for vehicle shelter, but often becomes a dumping ground for any and all knickknacks, eventually becoming a giant pit of improperly placed junk. While the state remains under a strict shelter in place order, use this this time to give your car the space it deserves, and give yourself some much […]

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DOT HWYS Oahu’s Q1 2020 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to the Mile-A-Day (MAD) Moms of Micronesia, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s First Quarter 2020 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Kamehameha Highway from Paumalu Stream Bridge to Waialee Stream Bridge. “As residents of our beautiful Aloha State, it is our joint responsibility to keep it beautiful, clean and maintained. Adopt-A-Highway is an extension of […]

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Celebrate World Water Day on March 22

Did you know that being more efficient with your use of water will reduce greenhouse gases? Did you know that how we use water can affect climate change, protect health, and save lives? This year, celebrate World Water Day by taking a small step in your own life and home by changing your water use […]

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5 Easy Steps to an Environmentally Friendly Beach Day

When the sun is shining, the beach is the perfect destination to relax on the sand or go for a swim. To ensure that your next beach day is environmentally friendly, here are five easy swaps that keep our beaches clean and your lifestyle sustainable.

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