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WAIKOLOA HILTON

WAIKOLOA HILTON FIELD RESEARCH DAY Tuesday, 1/30/2024 Laura Jim, Marc Rice and 7 HPA STRP students traveled to the Waikoloa Hilton on Tuesday (1/30/24) to capture, tag and conduct a health assessment on resident honu that spend time in the “lagoon” at the Hilton Hotel.  We arrived at the hotel at 0730 and began transporting …

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Vanuatu 2024

Vanuatu 2024- Satellite tagging project Above are the tracks of Makala, Vonu e Rao, Vatu Mau and Bule Lapa as of 2/16/2024. HPA’s Sea Turtle Research Program completed its 5th field season on Moso Island Vanuatu on Jan 13, 2024.  We were able to capture and tag three (3) post nesting hawksbill turtles and they …

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22 PBR (11/7/23)

HONU HEALTH ASSESSMENT AT 22 PBR (11/7/2023) Exciting news: hatchling pit tagged 10 years ago was recovered Six HPA STRP students, Laura Jim and  Marc Rice traveled to 22 Puako Beach Road, Puako, Hawaii to capture, tag and perform a health assessment on honu in the shallow reef area.  This is a site we have …

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Coastal Cleanup

STRP participates in international coastal cleanup day Ms. Jim and 6 students from the STRP program joined in support of International Coastal Cleanup Day at Spencer State Park on Sunday.  They assisted in the cleanup, weighing and classifying the trash and running games for the public. Below are a few picture from the day’s activities.  …

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3rd Sea Turtle Workshop

3RD ANNUAL SEA TURTLE WORKSHOP (OCTOBER 6, 2023) Laura Jim, Marc Rice and Maile Mons traveled to Hawaii Pacific University (Honolulu) to attend the 3rd Annual  Sea Turtle Workshop.  Laura Presented a talk (Stranding Response Program: An Opportunity for Education, Community Building and Engagement).  Below are some photos of Laura’s presentation and the conference. Laura, …

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KAHO

Honu Health assessment at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park (9/26/23) The end of the work day group phote of the HPA STRP team and the Park Service personnel. The HPA Sea Turtle Research Program visited Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park on Tuesday (Sept. 26, 2023) to conduct a our annual health assessment of the Park’s resident Honu.  …

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