By Nina Wu
There's plenty to do this weekend, if you're looking for something "green' to do this holiday season.
Sat., Dec. 10: Another "Carrotmob" takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kale's Natural Foods at Hawaii Kai Shopping Center (377 Keahole St.). Kanu Hawaii is organizing this Carrotmob which support Kale's efforts to promote recycling at the shopping center. The goal is to raise $1,600 for recycling facilities – part of Kanu's No Waste Challenge. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., there'll be music by Mango Season, and everyone who makes a purchase will be entered to win two fee Bokashi composting buckets from Each One Teach One Farms. See the Top 5 Things to Buy at Kale's here (includes grains from bulk section, food from the deli, produce from Otsuji Farm and eco totes by Hazel Lee).
Sat. Dec. 10: The Surfrider Foundation's Oahu Chapter is hosting a Sunset Beach Cleanup (from Sunset to Pipeline) from 10 a.m. to noon, with prizes from Airwalk and San Lorenzo Bikinis for volunteers who show up early, and an appearance by surfer/model Anastasia Ashley.
Sun. Dec. 11: Kailua Beach Park Beautification Day from 8 a.m. to noon, in partnership with the Kailua Beach Citizens Patrol. Meet by the pavilion/concession area at "First Park." Volunteers are welcome to help trim back overgrown bushes, spruce up dilapidated facilities and give the park some TLC. Yard service supplies and equipment, cleaning supplies, needed. Call Shannon Clancey, beach cleanup coordinator, with questions 382-8258.