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State awards grants over Japan tsunami marine debris

Gary Gill: ‘Hawaii has depended on volunteers to keep marine debris off our beaches. We are providing a little support for the very big job they do.’

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State seeks tsunami marine debris proposals

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Health is seeking proposals from individuals, community groups, non-profit organizations, and others for projects to remove and reduce marine debris with a focus on potential debris originating from the tsunami that devastated Japan in March 2011. A total of $100,000 in grant funds is available for selected proposals received […]

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Blue plastic bin confirmed as Japan tsunami debris

Blue plastic bin confirmed as Japan tsunami debris

MEDIA RELEASE Due to the kind and quick assistance of the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu and the Japanese government, a large blue plastic storage bin found floating Sept. 18 in the ocean off Waimanalo, Oahu has been confirmed as belonging to Y.K. Suisan, Co., Ltd., whose offices in Miyagi prefecture, Tohoku Sendai region, […]

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