Beach cleanup, activities to honor the birthday of voyaging canoe

Hui O Wa’a Kaulua, Malama Maui Nui and Surfrider Foundation Maui Chapter will host a day of beach cleanup, lunch, water sports, canoe tours and more, in honor of the birthday of the voyaging canoe Mo’okiha O Pi’ilani from 9 a.m. to sunset Saturday at Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina.

The annual Lahaina Town cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to noon in Kamehameha Iki Park next to 505 Front St.

Volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves, water bottles, litter grabbers, small nets for cigarette butts, and trucks to haul rubbish.

LuLu’s, Pacific’O, Aloha Mixed Plate, Star Noodle, and Tropic Water will be providing food and beverages.

In the past nine years of this cleanup, more than 1,000 participants have joined in to clean up approximately 40,000 pounds of rubbish, according to an announcement.

All funds raised will go to support the launch of Mo’okiha O Pi’ilani on Dec. 21.

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