Hawaii Nature Center
The Hawaii Nature Center was established in 1981 as a non-profit organization in island of Oahu, Hawaii. Since its establishment, this center has aided over 850,000 people in educating them about the fragile ecosystem of Hawaii. The Center is forefront in educating children about the need to respect nature and also in helping them in becoming responsible adults. Due to its isolated and distinctive ecosystem, it is vital that tourists are aware of the importance of proper disposal of what they bring into the island. Untreated waste can result in degradation of the islands' scenic beauty. The Hawaii Nature Center has done a fine job in helping people gain a better understanding of the balancing act that the islands' need in order to maintain the prevailing infrastructure along with the natural appeal of the tropics. A visit to this this center can inspire visitors to pass the message of respecting nature to others by words, action and deeds.