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Aloha ‘Oe ‘A‘o — School Children Release Rescued Shearwaters

Island School teacher Rebecca Snowden and Tracy Anderson of SOS release a Newell's Shearwater. Photo courtesy of KESRP School children from Island School helped to release five fledgling ‘A‘o (Newell’s Shearwaters) and one Leach’s Storm-petrel this week as part of the annual E Ho‘opomaika‘i ‘ia na Manu ‘A‘o (A Cultural Release of the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:18+00:00 October 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Uncle Charlie’s Throw Nets

By Léo Azambuja Uncle Charlie demonstrates how to throw net at Smith’s Beach in Anahola. It’s a hot midsummer afternoon in Anahola. Charles Blake Pereira, better known as “Uncle Charlie,” is standing at the edge of the water at Smith’s Beach, his eyes focused on the shorebreak. “It’s gonna take a while to [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:28+00:00 August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

NWHI Expedition Finds Highest Rates of Unique Marine Species

Galapagos Shark on Deco Pioneer Bank. Photo NOAA Scientists returned last week from a 28-day research expedition aboard NOAA Ship Hi‘ialakai exploring the deep coral reefs within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. During the trip, scientists recorded numerous species of marine life never before seen, including a possible new [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:00+00:00 October 6th, 2015|0 Comments