The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will award $1,380,554 to the Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to support ongoing research on key marine species in the Pacific Ocean, including the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. The new funding for ocean research was announced on July 27 by … [Read more...] about NOAA gives University of Hawaii researchers $1.3 million for ocean research
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
Looks like you have a little more time to make official comments on the Trump Administration's efforts to shrink a variety of national marine sanctuaries and monuments, one of which is the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has graciously extended the public comment period for a little more than two … [Read more...] about Federal government expands public comment time on review of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Expansion
There will be a Papahanaumokuakea Photography Exhibit at the Maui Ocean Center on Thursday, June 15. The exhibit includes 30 photos from David Littschwager and Susan Middleton, who’ve also published a photography book called Archipelago. There will also be some additional images on display from the NOAA and Solomon Enos. The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is … [Read more...] about Papahanaumokuakea Photography Exhibit at Maui Ocean Center
1. On April 15, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s office announced that they had to change the venue for their upcoming April 20 Maui Town Hall meeting to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater (it still runs from 7:30-9pm) because so many people had already RSVP’d. How many residents indicated they would go? A. 100 B. 200 C. 300 D. 400 E. 500 2. Last week, the housing … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about marine debris in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument?
The world's oldest known wild bird has hatched another chick at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and Battle of Midway National Memorial. The chick hatched approximately two months after its mother, Wisdom, was first spotted incubating an egg at the same nesting site her and her mate, Akeakamai, use each year. Wisdom is a female Laysan albatross. She is at least 66 years … [Read more...] about In Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, world’s oldest known wild bird is a new mom