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Parley’s Ocean Uprise Camp

September 17, 2019

Photos: Raul Aragao,Tahnei Roy, Chrisitian Robbins

Our Plastic Free Hawaiʻi intern Chrisitian Robbins recently attended Parley for the Ocean’s  Ocean Uprise, a week-long youth summit for teens from across the globe. Held at Kawela Bay on the North Shore of Oʻahu, the youth summit was an entirely waste-free camping experience encouraging teens to brainstorm solutions to the global plastic pollution problem. Attendees were also treated to educational talk-stories from Hawaiʻi-based environemntalists such as surfing scientist Cliff Kapono, Ph.D., pro surfer Kai Lenny, waterwoman Kimi Werner, and keynote speaker Nainoa Thompson of Polynesian Voyaging Society

Read more from PFH intern Christian Robbins in this month’s Plastic Free Hawaiʻi blog