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Jason Momoa Raises $31,000 for Beach Cleanups by Ax-Throwing on 'Ellen'

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Actor Jason Momoa tapped into his Aquaman-level strength this week in an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. While shooting the breeze, the talk show host challenged Momoa to an ax-throwing contest for a good cause — and he managed to raise $31,000. The donation will go to Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, an organization that hosts beach cleanups and spreads education on plastic pollution.

Before the tomahawk-throwing began, DeGeneres sat down with Momoa to discuss his newfound passion for the environment. Namely, she wanted to learn more about why Momoa filmed himself shaving off his signature beard last month. He explained to DeGeneres that he did it to raise awareness for his new company Mananalu, which makes canned water as an alternative to water packaged in single-use plastic.