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The Hawaii Wildlife Center travels to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands to return critically endangered Laysan Ducks to Kure Atoll

Return of the Laysan Duck

The Hawaii Wildlife Center travels to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands to return critically endangered Laysan Ducks to Kure Atoll

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Mokupapapa Discovery Center re-opening celebration (March 15)

Mokupapapa Discovery Center re-opening celebration (March 15)

MEDIA RELEASE On Saturday, March 15, 2014, NOAA’s Mokupapapa Discovery Center, an educational facility designed to showcase the marine environment and the culture and history of the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, will reopen its doors in Hilo’s historic Koehnen’s Ltd. building after nearly a year of refurbishing. The public is invited to the celebration. In […]

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Submarine canyons a source of marine invertebrate diversity, abundance

MEDIA RELEASE Submarine canyons play an important role in maintaining high levels of biodiversity of small invertebrates in the seafloor sediments of the main and northwestern Hawaiian Islands, according to research from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. What’s more, scientists have used this data to draw new connections between the levels of faunal diversity […]

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Public hearing on proposed monk seal habitat (Aug. 16)

Public hearing on proposed monk seal habitat (Aug. 16)

MEDIA RELEASE The federal government has announced public hearings in Hawaii about its proposal to designate more than 11,000 square miles of coastal and marine critical habitat for endangered Hawaiian monk seals. The proposed rule will protect beaches and coastal waters on all the main Hawaiian Islands and expand protected habitat in the Northwestern Islands. […]

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more than 740 tons of it has been removed from the waters and shorelines of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) over the last 14 years

Hawaii Nets to Energy provides power from marine debris

more than 740 tons of it has been removed from the waters and shorelines of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) over the last 14 years

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Researchers discover new wintering grounds for humpbacks

Researchers discover new wintering grounds for humpbacks

MEDIA RELEASE Researchers at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have made a remarkable new discovery. In the thick of whale season, researchers from HIMB and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shed new […]

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Honolulu-based USCG patrol boat returns home

Honolulu-based USCG patrol boat returns home

MEDIA RELEASE The Honolulu-based Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island returned home lat week, after a 13-day law enforcement patrol in the Northwestern Hawaii Islands. The Galveston Island participated in the Multi-unit Law Enforcement Patrol with the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui and a HC-130 Hercules from Air Station Barbers Point. This is the first MULEPAT that […]

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Study finds added ecosystem benefits from underwater conservation zones

Coral loss slowed, reversed by marine protected areas

Study finds added ecosystem benefits from underwater conservation zones

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