Hawaii’s Lifeguards & Water Safety Fund P O B 75508 Kapolei Hi. 96707 808-888-0188 The HLWSF Mission 1. To support the reduction of beach related injuries and accidental drownings by organizing and funding Ocean and Water safety programs to educate children in Hawaii. 2. To involve Hawaii children in environmental education, such as reef protection and taking care of the land, in order to make our children aware of the importance of maintaining a sustainable environment for the future of the Hawaiian Islands. 3. To increase public awareness on the importance of ocean and water safety by providing ocean and water safety tips through a free publication called Hawaii Life Guards Water Safety & Rescue Magazine. This magazine will also serve to guide people to use our guarded beaches. The magazine is used to educate residents and visitors in Hawaii. Hawaii’s Lifeguard Water Safety & Rescue Magazine includes safety tips for Hawaii waters in English and Japanese, maps of beach hazards, rescue stories, amateur surf, kayak, and paddling contest articles, and environmental tips for Hawaii’s oceans and shores. The purpose of our magazine and our water safety programs is to help reduce the drownings and beach injuries in Hawaii. Statisticly drownings here are two times the national average. Our environmental projects will be used to educate children on the importance of maintaining a sustainable eco system in our oceans, as well as the importance of properly taking care of the land for our future.
http://oceansafety.soest.hawaii.edu/ Please use this link for up to the minute ocean conditions on all islands