In recognition of drowning and water-related injury prevention efforts across our island state, Governor David Ige proclaims the week of August 21-27 as Hawaii Lifeguard Appreciation Week. In this inaugural celebration, lifeguards from across the state will be [...]
Ocean Safety experts, first responders, medical and healthcare professionals, public health practitioners, visitor industry officials and interested parties will gather in Honolulu during Hawaii Beach Safety Week, July 21-27, 2019. July 19, 2019 Gov. David Ige proclaims Hawai‘i Beach Safety [...]
FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2019 "IMUA: MOVING FORWARD" HAWAII CONVENTION CENTER Presented by the City and County of Honolulu Ocean Safety Division, Hawaiian Lifeguard Association, State Department of Health, and Hawaii Tourism Authority AGENDA 7:30 – 8:15 REGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 8:15 [...]
That's why it's crucial to know what to do and what NOT to do in this scenario. One day, this knowledge might save your life.
Project Sea Link has created an educational brochure about ocean safety and beach etiquette. The downloadable guide includes information on how to help keep beaches clean, how to protect fragile reef and other marine life, and ocean safety tips to [...]
The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is reminding the public it is illegal to have ground fires, whether bonfires or for cooking, on public beaches. Coals also must be completely extinguished and disposed of in a receptacle designed [...]
Hawaiian Airlines premieres new videos about ocean safety in its onging “Ola Pono” health and wellness video series. In “Waiwai: The Treasures In Our Waters,” follow renowned Hawaiian surfer, lifeguard and waterman Brian Keaulana and his daughter, Ha‘a, on a [...]