Mālama ʻĀina Community Cleanup

Date: April 27, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Check in and free parking at 1505 Dillingham Blvd. (Dillingham Plaza, ‘Ewa end, near the corner of Colburn St. and McNeill St.)
Cost: Free

Hauʻoli Mahina Mālama Honua! (Happy Earth Month!) Kapālama Kai and Kamehameha Schools invite you to join us for our second annual Mālama ‘Āina Community Cleanup on Saturday, April 27, 2024.

Bring your ʻohana (family) and friends, and share the kuleana and kōkua to mālama ‘āina (care for the land).

(Pre-registration is now closed)

Walk-ins will be accepted at the event starting at 8:00a.m. T-shirts and Nippon Bento bentos will be provided to walk-ins on a first-come basis, pending available inventory. If you are a walk-in volunteer, please register onsite at the check-in table.

Cleanup Checklist

Please come prepared to spend the morning outdoors! We recommend bringing:

  • Water in a reusable bottle
  • Reef-safe sunscreen
  • A hat
  • Sunglasses or protective eyewear
  • Comfortable closed-toe footwear
  • Cleanup supplies, such as gloves and trash grabbers/tongs, if you prefer to use your own

Event Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 8:20 a.m. Check-in

  • Check-in or register at the Kapālama Kai Tent at 1505 Dillingham Blvd.
  • Groups will be assigned onsite on a first-come, first serve basis.
  • *We suggest arriving with your friends or ‘ohana (you will get to make great new friends too!) if you want to be in the same group.
  • Pick up your event t-shirt, a map, a trash bag, and reusable gloves.

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Welcome and Safety Briefing

  • Learn about what your day will look like along with what mālama ʻāina means.

8:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Mālama ‘Āina Community Cleanup

  • Clean up the neighborhood!
  • Please drop off all collected ‘opala (trash) by 11:00 a.m. at the Kapālama Kai tent at 1505 Dillingham Blvd with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?.
  • For heavy and bulky items, please place on the curb for pick-up.
  • Drop off any borrowed cleanup supplies and don’t forget to pick up your bento at the Kapālama Kai tent as a mahalo for your kōkua (help) before you go!

Learn More

Together, we can make a difference in preserving the beauty and health of our ʻāina every day. E hui pū kākou mālama ‘āina (Let’s come together to care for the land). See you there!

Mahalo to our sponsors and partners!