We strive to engage and inspire communities, organizations, and individuals to take greater responsibility in maintaining a healthy community environment and preserving the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands. KHIB promotes good environmental stewardship through collaborative efforts that focus on changing harmful behavior and encourage positive social norms. We are a collaboration based organization, working with our local affiliates and partners across the state. Let’s work together to make every community in Hawaii clean, green, and beautiful.

To sustain Hawaiʻi's natural beauty

We must protect our lands for future generations.

By joining and supporting KHIB and our partners you join the coordinated effort to sustain Hawaii’s natural beauty.

Together we can protect and restore our native biodiversity, natural landscapes, and keep the Hawaiian Islands beautiful forever.

To create caring communities

A unified community is vital for the protection of all members.
Clean communities have higher property values, decreased crime, and a more vibrant culture.
Join us and help encourage our communities to revive the Aloha Spirit. Out of many, one. We strive together to create a unified voice to keep the Hawaiian Islands beautiful.

“The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness”
Ua Mau ke Ea o ka ʻĀina i ka Pono

To ensure a healthy environment

A healthy environment is essential for a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

All living things deserve a clean home, and as humans, it is our kuleana to manage our natural resources in perpetuity.

Join us in promoting good environmental stewardship. Please get involved and help keep the Hawaiian Islands beautiful.

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  • Keep the Hawaiian Islands Beautiful Conducts First-Ever Community Appearance Index for O‘ahu

    HONOLULU, HI (Sept. 27, 2017) – Keep The Hawaiian Islands Beautiful (KHIB) conducted its first-ever Community Appearance Index, a Keep America Beautiful tool designed to visually assess the overall condition of O‘ahu communities by observing indicators such as litter, illegal signs, graffiti, abandoned/junk vehicles and outside storage. A team of 15 volunteers conducted Keep America […]

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  • Fill-A-Bag Fridays

    Keep The Hawaiian Islands is proud to introduce our new weekly cleaning initiative for communal well-being, Fill-a-Bag Fridays! We are encouraging others to share their cleanup story with us and win prizes via a weekly drawing using the hashtags #fillabagfriday and #keephibeautiful. We are asking people to participate to help spread the fun and good […]

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  • Recycle-Bowl Registration Open!!

    Have you marked the date on your calendar?  It’s a great chance to share joy and responsibility with others and enjoy a special day.  Christmas, Thanksgiving, Your Birthday?? What Day do you think I’m talking about!  Well you might be getting excited like us for America Recycles Day, November 15th!!!! That’s right, the ides of […]

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    Get The Drift and Bag It! Hawaii’s International Coastal Cleanup Month

    We are getting all geared up for this year’s Get the Drift and Bag It campaign (part of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup)! We are counting on volunteers just like you to help us lead the charge in keeping our coastlines pristine and aquamarine. Through a partnership with The Ocean Conservancy we here at […]

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tons of trash per day
entering the ocean

src: NOAA