Month: April 2024

Program Update

hpa marine studies update- 4/29/2024 I Hope everyone is doing well. I wanted to send an update on some of the work we have been doing recently! Please, as always, let me know if you have any questions, suggestions or want photos! Love to celebrate our work. Mahalo, Laura Volunteer opportunities for our students Over …

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Microplastics Workshop 4/28/24

Discovering Microplastics in our ocean Most plastics in the ocean break up into very small particles. These small plastic bits are called “microplastics.” Other plastics are intentionally designed to be small. They’re called microbeads and are used in many health and beauty products. They pass unchanged through waterways into the ocean.  Microplastics are of concern because …

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Kaho, 04/18/2024

Kaloko-honokohau honu health assessment Laura Jim, Marc Rice and 7 HPA students traveled to Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park to conduct a health assessment/tagging field day.  We were joined by numberous park staff and volunteers.  The last time we visited the park was September 26, 2023.  We were able to capture, tag and conduct health assessment …

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