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‘Iolani literature students clear limu from Maunalua Bay

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Josh Bernhard, 16, left, William Tobin, 17, and Kala Chong, 17, work to clear invasive limu from Maunalua Bay on Nov. 26 in Honolulu. The teenagers are students in English teacher Michelle Hill’s “Literature of the Ocean” class at ‘Iolani School. The group removed 800 pounds of the algae.

    KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Josh Bernhard, 16, left, William Tobin, 17, and Kala Chong, 17, work to clear invasive limu from Maunalua Bay on Nov. 26 in Honolulu. The teenagers are students in English teacher Michelle Hill’s “Literature of the Ocean” class at ‘Iolani School. The group removed 800 pounds of the algae.

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Bags of limu were to be taken to local farmers for compost.

    KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Bags of limu were to be taken to local farmers for compost.

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Molly Mamaril of the Blue Zones Project shows students the differences between two bad invasive algae, prickly seaweed, at far left, and gorilla ogo, and spiridia, a native algae that is good for the environment. Blue Zones promotes healthy living.

    KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Molly Mamaril of the Blue Zones Project shows students the differences between two bad invasive algae, prickly seaweed, at far left, and gorilla ogo, and spiridia, a native algae that is good for the environment. Blue Zones promotes healthy living.

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