Rare Species Planted During Coralpalooza Celebration

Across the globe coral reefs are under siege by rising sea temperatures, bleaching events, pollution, runoff and damage from people.
June 09, 2019

Native Oysters to Improve Water Quality in Pearl Harbor

The first native oysters are ready to take the plunge into their new home at Pearl Harbor.
June 04, 2019

World Oceans Day at Hāpuna Beach Set for June 8

Learn more about Hawai‘i’s incredible ocean resources from over a dozen participating organizations at Hāpuna’s south pavilion.
June 03, 2019

World Reef Day 2019 Launches in Waikīkī

A ceremony held on Waikīkī Beach marked the official launch of the first World Reef Day on June 1.
June 03, 2019

New Film Addresses Threats to Papahānaumokuākea

The film documents clean-up efforts within the sanctuary and relates the significance of the ocean in Native Hawaiian culture.
June 02, 2019

Study Outlines Path to Restore Reef Health in Hawai‘i

The study guidelines focus on ways to increase and manage fish that eat algae.
June 01, 2019

Expedition Sets Ocean Depth Record in May

A scientific expedition to the Mariana Trench led by extreme explorer Victor Vescovo set a record for reaching the deepest ocean in May.
May 30, 2019

Kahalu‘u Beach Park to Close for Coral Spawning Events

Kahalu‘u Beach Park will be closed on May 20 and May 21 for anticipated coral spawning events.
May 19, 2019

Super Corals in Kaneohe Bay Provide Hope for World’s Reefs

Super corals in Kāneʻohe Bay, Oʻahu, are surviving under ocean conditions that many predicted would decimate all coral reefs on the planet.
May 16, 2019

Legislation to Study Impacts of Sunscreen Chemicals on Coral Reefs

Sens. Mazie K. Hirono and Jeff Merkley introduced legislation to better inform the public about the effects that sunscreen chemicals have on coral reefs
May 09, 2019