Waikiki Aquarium kicks off the Mauka to Makai Environmental ExpoUPDATED 6:56 PM HST Apr 19, 2014Video Transcript
The seventh annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo drew thousands to the Waikiki Aquarium. The free event taught families about protecting our state ...with examples of what not to put down our drains. The event also had booths, activities and interactive displays. Waikiki Aquarium officials say they want people to grasp the importance of keeping the water off our shores...clean. Rossiter 22:20 "EVERY DROP OF RAIN THAT LANDS ON THESE ISLANDS ULTIMATELY ENDS UP ON THESE REEFS. AND THE REEFS THAT ARE THE BEAUTY OF THE ISLAND. THEY ARE HOMES FOR FISH THEY MAKE THE SURF BREAKS. AND IF POLLUTION GETS TO THE REEF, THE CORALS DIE AND ALL OF THAT WILL BE GONE." 22:35 Keiki were able to get up close and personal with some of the aquarium's marine life.