HONOLULU (KHON2) — The ocean is a little cleaner thanks to the work of volunteers and staff of the Waikīkī Aquarium.

In honor of World Ocean Month, the aquarium hosted a beach clean-up at the Sherwood Beach park in Waimanalo.

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Organizers said 117 pounds of debris and trash. were picked up by about 30 volunteers.

There were microplastics, bottles, cigarette butts, and a big fishing net.

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The beach cleanup was done as part of the National World Ocean Day goal to protect 30% of the planet by 2030.