“I was flying along the reef edge when I passed over this hole in the reef that is a very popular photography location during sunset. Looking down, it was amazing to see how the reef and water provided such incredibly beautiful contrast … two worlds colliding, yet also coinciding.” First place winner of the 2017 […]
Environmental stewardship in action!! Mahalo nui loa to everyone who came out on this beautiful day to help us put hundreds of native Hawaiian plants in the ground. These plants will help reduce erosion which will increase the health of the coral reef below. A special mahalo goes out to Pae ʻĀina Landscaping, LLC, Waimea […]
This year’s E Alu Pū gathering was extra special because over 100 indigenous people from all around the world were invited to participate. MPW’s Director of Educational Programs, Jenny Yagodich, and Managing Director, Maxx Phillips, spent time with each of them and discovered that no matter where we are from, or what languages we speak, […]
Update: Our annual Makai Watch training was a success! Mahalo to Luna Kekoa, State Makai Watch Coordinator for facilitating and presenting, to DOCARE Branch Chief Guy Chang for supporting and sharing the history of DLNR/DOCARE, to DOCARE Officers Al Lagunte and Carlton Helm for continuing to be present and providing valuable guidance for the fourth […]
Limu (seaweed) is a very important part of the marine ecosystem. Stay tuned for a whole series of posts all about our native limu!
These pretty colors and odd shapes are the remnants of plastics lost in the sea. The students of Ka Papa Kai learned today that when seabirds mistake the plastic bits for food, they fill up with them, stop eating because they feel full, then starve to death due to a lack of nutrition. Mahalo to […]