Join us on December 15th for a live virtual roundtable focusing on Kanaloanuiākea, the great expanse of Kanaloa. Native Hawaiian members of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council discuss the cultural and ecological significance of Kanaloanuiākea, and the need for greater understanding and genuine application of cultural knowledge and values in advocacy, protection, and conservation efforts from mauka to makai – in the uplands and throughout the sea.
Join Shark Stewards Kona dive partner celebrate their 41st anniversary with great dive sales, mermaids, kid education and more. Talk on sharks with Shark Research Institute, Deron Verbeck I am Aquatic and David McGuire of Shark Stewards showing images and discussing sharks, and a book signing of Sharks for Kids.
Ko Olina Resort in partnership with NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and other community partners will host a Get Into Your Sanctuary Day Celebration. The free event will be held on Saturday, July 22 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a beach cleanup, marine debris art show, entertainment, and ocean education and sustainability activities at Mā‘ili Beach Park.