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 […]
We’re grateful for a visit from botanical staff from Waimea Valley checking in on our awesome Native Planting Project! The plants are doing great – so great that we were able to collect our first batch of seeds!
Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea was proud to host a special Makai Watch training designed specifically for Lifeguards. They are in and around the ocean every day and are our allies in helping to preserve marine resources for future generations. Mahalo nui loa to Luna Kekoa Makai Watch Coordinator for the Hawai‘i DLNR (Department of Land and Natural Resources), participating DOCARE […]