NOAA grant to bring water bottle filling stations to state parks

Hawaii’s only water bottle filling station at Diamond Head State Monument on Oahu. (Courtesy photo/Department of Land and Natural Resources)

KAILUA-KONA — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program has sent a roughly $100,000 grant to the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources for its Division of State Parks to install water bottle filling stations in 15 state parks across the islands over the next three years.