Here are some simple things you can do to revitalize Maunalua Bay.
In Your Home
- Plant more vegetation in your yard.
- Reduce the amount of pavement and bare soil.
- Divert rain runoff onto vegetation or into catchment system.
- Don’t overwater plants.
- Use less fertilizer.
- Use phosphate-free biodegradable soaps, detergents.
- Never dump grease, oil, paint or antifreeze into storm drains.
- Pick up animal feces and put in trash or toilet.
- Don’t let car soap go into storm drains; go to a commercial car wash.
- Maintain your car; don’t leak oils and fluids.
- Contact us for a Home/Property Water Runoff Assessment.
- Download a copy of the Assessment Tool from our Resources Menu.
In Your Neighborhood
- Sweep the gutters fronting your home.
- Don’t blow debris into the street.
- Adopt a stream channel.
- Stencil storm drains.
- Get involved with efforts to change government laws and policies.
- Report debris in drainage channels. CALL 768-3300.
- Report stormwater runoff violations. CALL 768-3300.
In the Ocean
- When you fish, take only what you need, not what you can.
- Leave the big fish so they can make many more fish.
- Know and follow fishing rules. Click here for fishing regulations.
- Pick up and dispose of fishing gear and trash.
- When washing your boat, don’t let soap go into the storm drains or ocean.
- Keep your engines maintained and motor oil out of the water.
- Keep your feet and gear away from coral; never drop anchor on coral.
- Report violations of fishing rules. Call 643-DLNR (3567).