Environmental Programming

Ryan Nuijen Spinners

*NEW*  Green Grants Program FY2024 (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 20224)

Estimated Funds Available - $100,000 (Subject to County Council appropriations)
Green Grants applicants can propose small-scale innovative environmental initiatives or demonstration projects that may further the mission of EP&S including projects related to sustainability, environmental protection, natural resource protection, conservation and restoration.
  1. Environmental Programming

    Physical Address
    2145 Wells St Suite 305
    Wailuku, HI 96793

EPS is currently developing legislation-based initiatives such as Mineral Only Sunscreen Maui County as well as the Green Grants Program.

County of Maui Legislation  
Ordinance No. 5306  bans the sale, distribution and use of non-mineral sunscreens without a prescription. Starting on October 1, 2022, only mineral sunscreens will be allowed in the County.

Ordinance No. 5236  prohibits the sale, rental and distribution of disposable bodyboards starting on August 1, 2022.

News & Events

EP&S Speaker Series travels to Moloka‘i on July 10, 2023 SustainabilityTogether 723

Join us on July 10, 2023 for the second event of EP&S's speaker series, "Sustainability Together: Community-led Regenerative Action." Weʻre bringing the conversation to the Molokaʻi Community Health Center where weʻll delve into "Community-Designed Renewable Energy," highlighting the power and potential of grassroots initiatives in reshaping our energy landscape. 

EP&S launches New Speaker Series on April 6, 2023   EPS Sustain

Join us on April 6, 2023 for the launch of our new speaker series, "Sustainability Together: Community-led Regenerative Action," at the Maui Ocean Center Sphere. Dive into our first talk, "Nature-based Solutions for Coastal Erosion" to engage with experts and community leaders and to learn about the tools and solutions local communities have used to enhance coastal resilience.  See flyer for more information.

The Maui Ocean Sphere can seat a maximum of 118 people. Please arrive early to secure your spot on a first come, first served basis.

New law banning polystyrene bodyboard ban goes into effect August 9, 2022

Maui County Council Passes Historic Bill Prohibiting Non-Mineral Sunscreens

Council considers ban on foam coolers, disposable bodyboards