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MEO youth, staff help clean Sugar Beach

Volunteers from Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui and Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman took part in E malama I ko kakou moana’s “Save Our Ocean” beach cleanup on July 29. Maui Economic Opportunity photo

Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services summer program participants and staff, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui “bigs” and “littles” and Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman staff joined in the E malama I ko kakou moana “Save Our Ocean” beach cleanup at Kihei’s Sugar Beach on July 29.

Sixteen youth from Maui Economic Opportunity’s summer program were among the 43 volunteers who scoured Sugar Beach from the condominiums to the Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge parking lot. The volunteers collectively removed enough trash to fill the bed of a pickup truck.

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