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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, January 26, 2010

B.E.A.C.H. screens ‘Marine Debris’ film

Advertiser Staff

Dean Otsuki, co-founder of B.E.A.C.H. (Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign in Hawaii), will conduct a program that includes a screening of the film “Marine Debris: The Synthetic Sea Story” at 6:30 this evening at the Kahuku Public & School Library.
“Marine Debris,” a documentary film produced by the Algalita Marine Research Foundation, details the dangers of plastic debris found in ocean waters off of Hawaii, California, and the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. It focuses on the impact of plastic debris on marine life. Following the film will be a discussion lead by Otsuki.
This free program is suitable for all ages. Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.
Kahuku Public & School Library is located on the Kahuku High and Intermediate School campus, at 56-490 Kamehameha Highway. For more information, call the library at 293-8935.