Posts tagged voluntourism
Blue'Aina with Eat Less Plastic and Aloha Kayaks Maui

Read all about our March Blue’Aina with Aloha Kayaks Maui (a returning sponsor!) and a non-profit that is near and dear to our hearts, Eat Less Plastic! Epic sunshine, views of the West Maui mountains, and crystal clear waters made for a perfect reef cleanup out on the water!

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Blue'Aina with Malama Kai Foundation and Trilogy Excursions

A stormy start to our winter season here in Maui cut us a little break for our February 3rd underwater reef cleanup with Trilogy’s Blue’Aina and the Malama Kai Foundation! With some extra whale watching fun to boot, our volunteers set sail to Olowalu Reef for a day full of sun and fun (and cleaning!).

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LANA'I BLUE'AINA WITH AMERICAN REEF COALITION & WAILEA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

The annual December Lana’i ocean & land Blue’Aina was a roaring success, blessed with beautiful sunny weather, eager volunteers, and 15 bags of trash collected! Read all about our fabulous sponsor and non-profit organizations, and our little surprise welcome into Manele Harbor on Lana’i!

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Blue'Aina with Surfrider Foundation & Maui Hotel and Lodging Association

Our September Blue’Aina reef cleanup brought dolphins, sunny skies and all the aloha! This beautiful day in our tropical little paradise was a much needed outing after August’s threat of Hurricane Lane. We love this ‘aina with all our hearts!

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Voluntourism: A Green-Minded Match Made in Heaven!

High five, its vacation time! As you begin to dream of mai tai’s on the beach and how many swimsuits to pack for Maui, we want to introduce you to a new (heartwarming) trend that’s hitting the travel industry today – Voluntourism!

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MECO Donates 1,000 Trees to Maui Nui Botanical and Cleans Mala Wharf

Though some may not think of Mala Wharf as the most exciting place to snorkel much less conduct a cleanup, it should not be overlooked.  The once bustling pier was destroyed by hurricane Iniki, leaving a dock that today serves as an artificial reef. Turtles, reef sharks, tropical fish and more flourish at the site, making it and important location to maintain.

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Blue’Aina Cleans Mala Wharf with Sponsor Skyline Eco Adventures for Pacific Cancer Foundation

The March event was special for several reasons, but two highlights stood out: We welcomed aboard a large portion of new participants and as an added treat, we were honored to host the film crew from Xploration Awesome Planet as they chose to highlight Trilogy’s Conservation efforts in one of their upcoming Fall episodes.

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Trilogy's Blue'Aina Campaign and Joe Pluta Realty team up to clean the reef and raise $1000 for West Maui charity

Waves broke in the harbor channel. Volunteers picked up 4 large bags of trash from the Lahaina Harbor. It was the largest north swell of the winter season so far and the first Blue'Aina of 2016. 

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