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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

Gov. Ige urges President Obama to expand Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

“I am writing to convey my support for the expansion of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument as proposed by Senator Schatz in his June 16, 2016 letter.”

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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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Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Reserve seeks council applicants

NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, part of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, is seeking applicants for two alternate seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in the reserve’s management and provides advice and recommendations to the superintendent. “Community representatives on our advisory council are an extremely important part of our […]

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Delving into the origins of tropical marine biodiversity

Brian Bowen: ‘The Coral Triangle in the western Pacific has the highest marine biodiversity in the world in part because it has a halo of islands around it’

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Sea-level-rise modeling forecasts climate impact to islands

MEDIA RELEASE Dynamic modeling of sea-level rise, which takes storm wind and wave action into account, paints a much graver picture for some low-lying Pacific islands under climate-change scenarios than the passive computer modeling used in earlier research, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. A team led by research oceanographer Curt Storlazzi of […]

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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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State recruiting 3-4 volunteers for six–month Kure Atoll project

The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife is seeking three to four volunteers for the summer field season on Kure Atoll (mid-February – September 2012). Kure Atoll is a part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) and is located 1400 miles northwest of O’ahu.

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'After Dark in the Park' schedule for June

‘After Dark in the Park’ schedule for June

* Events are 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium * June 14 – Nene in the Space Age: Satellite Telemetry of Hawaii’s Endangered Goose After being reduced to less than 30 individuals in the 1950s, nene, the Hawaiian goose, has been restored to much of Hawaii through decades of captive breeding, releases […]

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Scientists developed predictive model for cauliflower coral based on Big Isle's ReefWatchers work

Broadcast spawning documented at Papahanaumokuakea

Scientists developed predictive model for cauliflower coral based on Big Isle’s ReefWatchers work

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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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Coral bleaching update for Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument


Coral bleaching update for Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument


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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) is one of the most pristine and best protected coral reef ecosystems in the world. While PMNM’s management is designed to best support the ecosystem’s resilience to climate change, these measures cannot completely prevent damage from climate change.  One of the effects of climate change is to increase the […]

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Unusually warm water temperatures can disrupt relationship between corals and algae

Coral bleaching watch begins for Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Unusually warm water temperatures can disrupt relationship between corals and algae

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UNESCO’s World Heritage List protects and preserves natural and cultural heritage sites of “outstanding universal value.”

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument designated a World Heritage Site

UNESCO’s World Heritage List protects and preserves natural and cultural heritage sites of “outstanding universal value.”

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