Group, vols remove 11 tons of waste from Ka’u shores

Photo courtesy of HAWAII WILDLIFE FUND Several tons of amassed rope and nets gathered from Ka‘u shores to be burned on Oahu. More than 11 tons were taken from Ka‘u earlier this month.

HILO — A nonprofit conservation organization sent nearly 12 tons of accumulated marine waste to Oahu earlier this month after volunteers scoured Ka‘u beaches for pollution.