What We’re Doing

We’re active in beach cleanup efforts for the Big Island.

We’re proud partners with the Hawai`i Wildlife Fund and join efforts in beach cleanups on the East and West side of the island.


We support the community effort to Save Papaikou Mill Beach.
Over 4,000 people have signed a petition from Global HOPE, and Surfrider stands behind this beach access issue.

We believe in preserving public access to all the beaches in Hawai`i, and this movement demonstrates the importance of that issue.


In partnership with NOAA, we will begin a two-year beach cleanup/survey to monitor the impact of Japanese tsunami debris on the eastern most point of the entire state of Hawai`i.

The clean up and surveying will take place every 28 days for 2 years. We’ll also begin an epic project of water quality testing in the same area that has been needed for almost 50 years.


We’ve joined Stan Lawrence from Orchidland Surf and the movement to clean the lighthouse area in downtown Hilo.

The movement is called “Malama Kaipalaoa” and we’ve been happy to volunteer in that effort.