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Hawaii students win awards for projects ranging from ‘hot’ composting to a fishpond cleanup

  • Video by Craig T. Kojima / ckojima@staradvertiser.com

    Students at Honolulu Waldorf School are harvesting limu, planting native plants and cleaning and restoring a fishpond. Under the direction of the Maunalua Heritage Fishponds Center, students are restoring the Niu Valley ecosystem located within a one-mile radius of their school.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Honolulu Waldorf Middle School students are helping to clean Kalauhaehae Fishpond as part of the school’s Hawai‘i Youth Sustainability Challenge project. Their goal is to restore the Niu Valley ecosystem within a one-mile radius of their school. Ellis Chen, 11, picked out plastic debris from the fishpond during a cleanup outing Wednesday.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Ellis Chen held gorilla ogo seaweed that she cleared from Maunalua Bay near Paiko Peninsula.

  • COURTESY HAWAII BAPTIST ACADEMY

    Students at Hawai‘i Baptist Academy are collecting campus food waste to make compost for the school garden. Maya Liao, 17, an incoming senior at the school, sprinkled water into the worm bin.

Walking barefoot on the sands of Maunalua Bay at low tide on Tuesday morning, Ellis Chen, 11, harvested limu as part of a service project at Honolulu Waldorf Middle School in Niu Valley. Read more

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