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NOAA advisory council seeking applicants

NOAA advisory council seeking applicants

MEDIA RELEASE NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, part of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, is seeking applicants for six seats on its advisory council. The council provides advice and recommendations to the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, a division of the National Ocean Service, and ensures public participation in management of the country’s […]

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Chow named whale sanctuary superintendent

Chow named whale sanctuary superintendent

MEDIA RELEASE NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries has announced the appointment of Malia Chow as the new superintendent of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Chow has worked for NOAA for the last 10 years. She currently is the sanctuary’s Management Plan Review coordinator. Previously, she was a policy analyst for the Northwestern […]

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Ocean users urged to use caution, follow whale protection rules

Ocean users urged to use caution, follow whale protection rules

MEDIA RELEASE NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary reminds ocean users to stay safe and operate within the law during humpback whale season. As many as 12,000 humpback whales winter in Hawaiian waters each year. These acrobatic, 45-ton marine mammals attract wildlife enthusiasts, but collisions between vessels and whales pose a serious injury […]

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Humpback whale sanctuary seeks advisory council applicants

Humpback whale sanctuary seeks advisory council applicants

MEDIA RELEASE NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for nine primary seats and nine alternate seats on its advisory council, which ensures public input into sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent. The sanctuary is accepting applications for primary and alternate seats representing Commercial Shipping, Whale Watching, Ocean […]

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Comments being accepted through Oct. 16; management plan review to last several years

NOAA reviewing humpback whale sanctuary future

Comments being accepted through Oct. 16; management plan review to last several years

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NOAA reports health of Hawaiian Islands humpback whale

NOAA reports health of Hawaiian Islands humpback whale

MEDIA RELEASE A new NOAA report on the health of humpback whales within the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary evaluates resources protected by the sanctuary. The status of humpback whales is rated as “good/fair”; however, their health is rated as “fair.” Although humpback whale population numbers are increasing in the sanctuary, their overall […]

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Federal stimulus funds through NOAA grant pump up 18-month project to clean up Kohala watershed.

Inouye helps kick off Pelekane Bay restoration project

Federal stimulus funds through NOAA grant pump up 18-month project to clean up Kohala watershed.

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