A few stories from the early days of MPW
October 31, 2012
“Banzai North Shore Wireless” – Bonzai Betty pays kudos to Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea organization and thanks surefer Sophis Bartlow for volunterring to help!
July 30, 2012
“Pūpūkea tide pool contains feeble shrimp full of charm”
The little charmers are called feeble shrimp after their species name “debilis,” meaning “weak” (full scientific name: Palaemon debilis). Their Hawaiian name is opae huna.
Oct 5, 2011
“Fun In The Sun and Marine Education Too”
June 5, 2009
“Voyage to the Pacific Ocean’s garbage patch: Eureka!”
Our own Drew Wheeler recently spent 2 months at sea with a 6 man crew on the Alguita – a 50 foot research vessel. His goal was to video a documentary of the amount of plastic trash which is accumulating in our oceans.
January 29, 1998
“Run for the hills!”
Photography by Kathryn Bender, Star-Bulletin