"The urchins have proven to be key tools for this work in a marine environment and are instrumental in helping save near-shore reefs that are in trouble."
"People who live here seem to be much more cognizant of the risks associated with hiking the Haʻikū Stairs than tourists."
UH researchers gathered results by measuring water clarity approximately once a week from April 21 to June 16. They will continue to measure water clarity weekly at Hanauma Bay for the duration of the closure.
Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death has been found at Limahuli and Waipā on Kauai’s North Side, prompting officials to encourage enhanced bio-sanitation efforts.
Setter’s research shows that over the next 20 years, scientists predict 70 to 90 percent of coral reefs will be killed off. By 2100, few to zero suitable habitats will remain.
The area is too large and complex to get to it by diving alone… even with the thousands of hours of diving each year.
Thursday afternoon, a large group of staff and volunteers from partner organizations like NOAA watched as Turtle 1036 returned home. The turtle was hurt after getting entangled in monofilament fishing line.
As the state emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, more rapid uptake of eBuses will contribute to the state's economic recovery with investment, jobs and tax revenues, plus improved transportation options.
Earth scientists from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa say they have uncovered a new piece of the puzzle that may aid scientists in determining when and where the next destructive earthquake will occur.