Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteer on Maui with Malama Land & Sea beach cleanups and more! The team at the Maui Ocean Center is dedicated to fostering understanding wonder, and respect for Hawai‘i’s marine life. Our desire is to partner with other like-minded individuals who wish to help restore and protect our marine environment.

To learn more about volunteering events, email info@mocmarineinstitute.org or sign up for our newsletter.

Beach & Reef Cleanups

All cleanups have been postponed for the time being. Mahalo for understanding.

Malama Land & Sea

Every Second Sunday* | 7:30am – 9:30am

Join MOC Marine Institute on the second Sunday of each month for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on Hawai‘i’s marine ecosystems.

Help on the beach by bringing your hat, reef-friendly sunscreen, bucket, and reusable gloves if you have them. Join the reef cleanup in the ocean off Kealia Pond by bringing a mask, snorkel, fins, gloves if you have them, and a cutting device such as scissors. Buckets for land litter, collection bags for reef debris, data sheets, and work gloves will be provided.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers are encouraged to bring a reusable water bottle.

Questions/RSVP: info@mocmarineinstitute.org

Date: The second Sunday of most months*
Time: 7:30 – 9:30am
Location: Kealia Boardwalk on North Kihei Road at 7:30 am

*September’s cleanup is on Saturday 9/21, International Coastal Cleanup Day.

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