Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert April 30th, has the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. The outdoor music & arts festival lives the motto “Love The Sea, Plastic Free”. They will feature renowned funk, hip-hop, reggae, and Hawaiian musical acts, along with notable environmental speakers. It’s a don’t miss.
Ocean Aid Hawai‘i attendees get to experience musical performances by Cee-Lo Green, Grandmaster Flash, Bootsy Collins (accompanied by Prince’s backup band), Maxi Priest, Henry Kapono, Ohio Players, Fishbone, Ron Artis II, Ekolu Kalama, DJ Lethal (House of Pain and Limp Bizkit), DJ Mateo (Fun Lovin’ Criminals), DJ Big Daddy Carlos, and more. Stand-up comedian Steve Byrne will be one of the evening’s hosts-ambassadors for the cause.
Over 8 million tons of plastic is dumped in to the ocean every year, by 2050 scientists estimate there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. The problem is only getting bigger and more complex to solve as more plastic and trash continues to accumulate.