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SUSTAINABILITY COMMITMENT STATEMENT

DOING OUR PART


Ocean Joy Cruises is a proud member of the Hawaii Ecotourism Association. We are currently working on our Sustainable Tourism Certification, and we are excited to shift towards a more eco-friendly, sustainable way of business.

We are committed to practicing efficient environmental stewardship to protect our oceans, land, and precious natural resources. We strive to provide our guests with a world class educational and memorable experience on the ocean. Our efforts to operate sustainable and environmentally friendly include:

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1.

Use day moorings or perform drift dives to avoid anchoring on reefs

2.

Use environmentally friendly and biodegradable products when possible

3. 

Use low flow toilets for less water usage & shore-based pump-out station for Marine waste

4. 

Encourage captains to retrieve marine debris or report to appropriate authorities

5. 

Observe the federal and state regulations for marine mammal observation

6. 

Participate in on-board recycling and encourage our guests to recycle, reduce & reuse

7. 

Have crew perform pre-snorkeling briefing, including awareness of mammals & marine environment

8. 

Continuously look for improvements to our operation

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