KA’ANAPALI–The club’s a Go for the Green” St. Patrick’s Day golf tournament and gala dinner, its first, raised a substantial sum to support recycling in West Maui, nearly meeting its target revenues . It is now moving forward on its first eco project with a beach cleanup
The winning golf team best team with low net included Golfers awarded prizes include Jim Gottwald, Luke Hoffseth, Kacey Root, and Ben Willis. The team for the low scoring will renameless.
Since figuring out how to support improve the environment in West Maui, the club is currently studying was the funding can be used in coordination with other groups and hopes to complete a plan by June 30.
Meanwhile residents and visitors are invited to join an Earth Day beach cleanup led by the club Wednesday, April 22, 5 to 6 p.m. Community volunteers are asked to meet at 5 p.m. at the Lahaina Jodo Mission parking area, 12 Ala Moana Street near Mala Wharf. Teams of volunteers will clean the beach, working south from the Lahaina Jodo Mission. The club will provide trash collection bags, plastic gloves and bottled water for volunteers. The cleanup will last one hour.
“This Earth Day beach cleanup gives those who are concerned about the environment an opportunity to pitch in and do something positive”, said Co=President Liz May.
To ensure ample supplies are on hand for the cleanup, volunteers are asked to register by calling co-president Jim Fahnestock at 808/214-5282.