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Hawaii LRN Team Joins Record-Breaking Earth Day Celebration

HONOLULU, April 22, 2023 - In a remarkable display of community spirit and environmental stewardship, the Hawaii LRN team recently took a break from their project work to participate in the annual Laulima Earth Day celebration. This event brought together over 2,215 volunteers, including the team members, who collaborated with local organizations, businesses, entrepreneurs, and scientists to make a significant impact on the environment.

The Laulima Earth Day event, held on April 22nd, witnessed an unprecedented number of participants coming together to "mālama ʻāina" (care for the land) and promote environmental sustainability. The Hawaii LRN team joined forces with more than 40 organizations and worked tirelessly to remove a staggering 2,500 pounds of debris from the surroundings. They also planted 50 native plants, contributing to the preservation and restoration of Hawaii's unique ecosystem.

The Hawaii LRN team's involvement in the Earth Day celebration showcased their dedication to environmental conservation and their commitment to giving back to the local community. By collaborating with various stakeholders, they aimed to create a positive impact and raise awareness about the importance of protecting our planet.

" Our only regret was that we couldn't do more (and that my sunscreen was not waterproof) ," said Dr. Bonny  Lewis Van, the team leader of Hawaii LRN.

The Laulima Earth Day event received overwhelming support from the local community and garnered attention from residents across the islands. The collective efforts of the volunteers and organizations involved demonstrated the power of community action in preserving Hawaii's natural beauty.

For more information on the amazing work done by the Hawaii LRN team and their involvement in the Laulima Earth Day event, visit their website at The website offers detailed insights into their environmental initiatives, showcases the impact they have made, and provides resources for individuals interested in joining their cause.

As Earth Day celebrations continue to inspire communities worldwide, the dedication shown by the Hawaii LRN team serves as a shining example of how individuals and organizations can come together to protect the planet we all call home. Their commitment to environmental conservation and community engagement serves as a reminder that small actions can have a significant impact on creating a sustainable future for generations to come.







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