Our good friend and Advisory Board Member Colonel John R. Bates USMC (ret) is very active with combat-wounded service people, often organizing and participating in sky dive events these injured heroes. In this article, Col. Bates shares some memories with us of recent and past sky dives.
Sea Inspiration was honored to be a part of the first annual Ocean Aid Music Festival.
Love the Sea organized this effort and brought of their partners together—and Sea Inspiration is one of them!—to bring another voice in the worldwide effort to spotlight awareness on the dangers of plastic pollution in our oceans.
Bill Wyland, a very supportive Sea Inspiration Advisory Board member, was instrumental in forming the Love the Sea organization and the efforts to bring this exciting event to fruition.
The Sea Inspiration team received an invitation for Ray and Patti to attend an event at Fisher House to help host and film a very special visitor.
The Sea Inspiration team was on hand for the second year in a row to film our Sea Inspiration US Military Spokesman Colonel John R. Bates, USMC (Retired) sky dive Hawaii.
The Sea Inspiration team had the honor to be in the presence of true American heroes as they visited the students at Navy Hale Keiki School.
We were there to film and help host the event as brave WWII heroes shared their stories and struggles with the pre-school through 4th graders.
The Sea Inspiration team was contacted by James Donnelly “Director of New Developments” for Make-A-Wish Hawaii to help facilitate four-year-old Eli with his dream of meeting a Hawaiian Princess and Kama the Surfing Pig.
The Sea Inspiration team attended the IUCN World Conservation Congress as guests of Dr. Sylvia Earle and her Mission Blue Foundation. We shared her booth during the event held in Honolulu.
Ian Parkinson’s aunt, who lived in Honolulu, heard about Sea Inspiration and reached out to see if we could coordinate some Hawaiian healing adventures for her nephew, Sergeant Ian Parkinson, during his visit to the islands.
It was a miraculous day on the ocean with Mick O’Brien, the owner and captain of Kanaloa Fishing Charters based in Haleiwa Harbor. Mick is a retired North Shore Lifeguard, the father of pro surfing legend, Jamie O’Brien, and has been good friends with the Sea Inspiration team for more than 20 years.