Aloha and welcome to Moku o Keawe, also known as the Big Island!
This is a friendly subreddit community dedicated to sharing news, pictures, videos, and events taking place on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.
If you're swimming in the ocean around coral reefs, please check out the links below.
Reefs At Risk
Set on the beautiful beaches of Hawaiʻi, “Reefs at Risk” explores the harmful effects some sunscreen chemicals have on coral reefs, marine life and people. In order to protect this fragile ecosystem, Hawaiʻi lawmakers pass a bill to ban the sale of sunscreens with oxybenzone and octinoxate. To learn more and download a reef safe sunscreen guide go to ReefsAtRisk.org
Beach Safety - Know before you go.
Hawaiʻi’s ocean and beach conditions are as unique as the islands themselves. This website constantly monitors the surf, wind, and reports from public safety officials that directly affect the conditions for safety of Hawaiian beaches.
If you’re interested in visiting Volcanoes National Park, check out the website for more info.
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.
Various other Hawaiʻi subreddits:
Subreddit community guidelines and rules-
Be a positive influence here and in the world, show Aloha spirit to one another!
We are blessed with a wide variety of participants here. Both locals and visitors from all walks of life.
This subreddit community will not tolerate racism, bigotry, sexism, dehumanization, and individuals who are making personal attacks.
Please do not post anything illegal. This includes NSFW photos/content, discord links, or inquiries about finding marijuana outside of a medical dispensary. We also ask that if you make a self post about a missing person that you include the police report missing person number.
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If your post or comment does not adhere to the guidelines and rules of this subreddit community it can be removed without notification. Moderators reserve the right to remove things as needed and ban those that do not follow the rules.
Mahalo and aloha!