Microplastics found even at new Pohoiki beach

Nicolas Vanderzyl doing field research at Chalk’s Beach, Hilo. (UH-Hilo photo by Jeremiah Storie)
Plastic debris in sand at Kamilo Point beach. (UH-Hilo photo by Gabriella Levine)

Even newly formed beaches aren’t free of oceanborne waste, as a study of the new beach at Pohoiki proves.