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Hawaiian Sea Turtles Up Close and Personal

On our last day in Hawaii we negotiated a late checkout (noon) but still had many hours to kill until our red-eye left just before midnight.   301 more words


'Ōpae 'ula observes humans at play

Sometimes a fresh perspective can make all the difference.

The NPS Inventory & Monitoring Program regularly tests the water quality in the anchialine pools (unique brackish water pools) of Hawai’i island’s national parks. 117 more words

Pacific Island National Parks

National parks on Hawaii Island, Maui to celebrate Hawaiian Flag Day

On Thursday, July 31, five national parks on Hawaii Island and Maui will simultaneously commemorate Hawaiian Flag Day (La Hae Hawaii).

The event is free, but entrance fees apply at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park and Haleakala National Park. 109 more words


Malama ‘Aina - Island wide hiking challenge: 1,000 steps at a time

Normally, you may think National Trails Day is just a day for hiking. If you want a different experience, hike four trails in 30 days. 311 more words

Big Island

Algae Eaters Help Clean Up Our Messes

Nuisance algal blooms are a growing problem for Hawaii’s coral reef ecosystems. Damaging algal blooms on O’ahu and Maui have been linked to man-made nutrient inputs delivered to coral reefs via submarine groundwater discharge. 503 more words