Meet Travis Ota, a young professional passionate about water. He recently produced a conservation video while working at the Honolulu Board of Water Supply. He wants people to know "There's more to water conservation than people can imagine."
Job and Employer: Project coordinator at the Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Educational background: Degree in environmental studies from the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Tell us about your conservation video and why you decided to do it. When I was working under the Conservation Branch at the Board of Water, I realized we weren't doing any conservation programs that target people my age. A lot of information is spread through social media nowadays whether it be YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, or even looking at news apps on your phone. I figured it was time that we as an agency become more involved in that direction. I had an idea to write, host, direct, and edit the entire video and throw it online for anyone who was interested to see it.
There was a specific message and feel to the video I wanted to make: There's more to ...