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Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Seeks Advisory Council Applicants

NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve seeks advisory council applicants NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve is seeking applicants for five primary and alternate seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in reserve management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent. “Community representatives on our advisory council are [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Prince Kūhiō Festival at the Hyatt

Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaole Learn about Kaua‘i’s history and culture during Prince Kūhiō Festival at the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort & Spa in Po‘ipu March 25-27. The festival celebrates Kaua‘i-born Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaole, who was known as the “Prince of the People” for his efforts as a statesman perpetuating Hawaiian cultural values [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:40+00:00 March 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Four New Limu Species Discovered in Hawai‘i’s Deep Waters 

A new species of deep see algae discovered at Kure Atoll. Courtesy of NOAA Scientists working with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries announced earlier this week the discovery of four new species of deep-water algae from Hawaiʻi. Marine algae, or limu, are very important in Hawaiian culture, used in foods, ceremonies and [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:45+00:00 February 6th, 2016|0 Comments