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 […]
Twenty enthusiastic students joined our five-day Ka Papa Kai Summer program and learned all about marine science through fun and exciting, hands-on activities designed to increase their knowledge of our unique marine ecosystem. The students learned about the tide pool habitat, species identification, marine debris and environmental stewardship, erosion and coral health, and enforcement of […]
posted on Hawaii DLNR Facebook page Nov 22, 2014 MAKAI WATCH PROGRAM RAISES AWARENESS ON O‘AHU’S NORTH SHORE Makai Watch-Pupukea Web from Hawai‘i DLNR on Vimeo. Hawai‘i’s Makai Watch Program is a collaborative program where communities, non-government organizations (NGOs), and the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) work together to improve stewardship of marine […]
November 1st marks the opening of akule season in Waimea Bay. Although the Bay is part of a Marine Life Conservation District (MLCD), one of the permitted activities is “fishing with legal nets for akule in November and December” and while many do not agree with the netting, it is legal. The Department of Land and […]
For Immediate Release: September 27, 2013 LAIE FISHERMAN SENTENCED FOR OPERATING HIS VESSEL WITHIN A RESTRICTED AREA OF WAIMEA BAY PUPUKEA — A Laie fisherman was cited by DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) for operating his vessel within a restricted area of Waimea Bay ocean waters on August 1, 2013. A Waialua […]
After two years of hard work we finally got our new tent with our “own” logo on it!