Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

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Aloha ‘Oe, Obama

By Léo Azambuja President Barack Obama walks through the Rose Garden to the Oval Office following an all-appointees summer event on the South Lawn, June 13, 2016. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza On Jan. 20, President Barack Obama will drop the mic. We’ll say goodbye to one of the most successful [...]

By | 2017-01-03T08:56:51+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Obama Announces Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Green sea turtle. Photo by Ryann Williams/NOAA President Barack Obama announced today he will expand the existing Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (Northwestern Hawaiian Islands) by 442,781 square miles, bringing the total protected area of the expanded monument to 582,578 square miles, according to a PMNM news release. Today’s action creates the largest protected [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:24+00:00 August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM RESERVE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING TO BE HELD JUNE 8, 2016 IN HONOLULU

The Reserve Advisory Council for NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve (now part of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument) will meet onWednesday, June 8, 2016. The Reserve Advisory Council will discuss the proposal previously made by several individuals to expand Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. The meeting will be held on O‘ahu and is open [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:33+00:00 May 29th, 2016|0 Comments

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

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

NOAA Invites Public to Join Deep Sea Expedition in Central Pacific

NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer in port on Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, O‘ahu. Photo courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana. The ship Okeanos Explorer, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, left the port on O‘ahu last week to begin two months of dives using unmanned remotely operated vehicles, [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:07+00:00 August 4th, 2015|0 Comments

New Information Gained from ‘Opihi Research in Papahānaumokuākea

Researchers at Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Photo courtesy of NOAA (Honolulu, HI) On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, the M/V Searcher will return to port following a 12-day research trip to explore the intertidal zones within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  The team made some [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:37+00:00 September 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

Lost Whaling Shipwreck Featured in Mass. Exhibit

Diver Dr. Kelly Gleason discovered the shipwreck. Photo by Bert Ho Exhibit features lost whaling shipwreck found in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Captain of this sunken ship was also captain of ill-fated Essex, inspiration for Moby Dick. Editor's Note: Head to Nantucket to view "Lost on a Reef" exhibit that shares the story of [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:41+00:00 August 15th, 2012|1 Comment