Senator, students talk trash

  • Jessica Else / The Garden Island

    Marly Madayag, fifth-grade teacher at Kalaheo School, looks on as U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono adds her name to the list of people working together to create signs to promote recycling and waste reduction made from recyclable materials.

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    Kalaheo School fifth-grader Finnian Windler gives U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono a lei, welcoming her to the school to work with students on an art project aimed to increase awareness of recycling and reducing waste.

  • Jessica Else / The Garden Island

    U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono works with Kalaheo School’s fifth-grade class on their exit project, which is focused on creating awareness around reducing waste and recycling.

  • Jessica Else / The Garden Island

    Students at Kalaheo School welcome U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono to their campus with a song Thursday.

  • Jessica Else / The Garden Island

    Kalaheo School fifth-grader Linnea Ellis and U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono work together to create a sign that will be posted at the school to raise awareness about recycling and reducing waste.

KALAHEO — Kalaheo School fifth-grader Linnea Ellis was stoked to be digging through dozens of green bottle caps in the gym on Thursday.

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