Hawaii Marine Debris Action Plan


The Hawai‘i Marine Debris Action Plan (HI-MDAP) establishes a comprehensive framework for strategic action to reduce the ecological, health and safety, and economic impacts of marine debris in Hawai‘i by 2020.

HI-MDAP was built on the significant ongoing and past efforts of Hawaii’s marine debris community. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Program (MDP) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) facilitated the development of the HI-MDAP with active participation and input from Hawaii’s marine debris community, from government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions, and private entities.