E ola ke kai, e ola kakou.
As the ocean thrives, so do we.
The peoples of the many different coastal nations and communities have vastly different histories, traditions, beliefs, and ways of life. However, the Elders in many of these communities share the perspective that all of life is interconnected, just as the generations are. If we respect the waters and the earth, they will nurture us, as we are all connected and related.
There are as many organizations as there are different peoples with different cultures and beliefs. Here are a few: