On a mission: Middle school student installing refill stations to eliminate plastic bottles on Hawaii Island

  • Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today Middle school student Nikki Montenegro and Keahole Center Sustainability Executive Director Candee Ellsworth put the final touches -- a Keahole Center for Sustainability sticker -- on the new FloWater machine installed Friday at Holualoa Elementary School.

A middle school student is on a mission to eliminate plastic bottles on Hawaii Island — one specialized refill station at a time.