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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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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HPA US scuba club dives paniau Laura Jim, HPA SCUBA instructor and SCUBA club advisor took 5 HPA upper school students diving on Sunday morning (9/17/2023) at Paniau, Puako, Hawaii.  The weather was beautiful and the sea was calm.  Below is a short video of their adventure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eijWAvnGQbA


LAURA JIM PRESENTS AT NMEA CONFERENCE Laura Jim, HPA’s Marine Studies Director, traveled to Belingham Washington to present at the National Marine Educators Association’s (NMEA) 2023 conference.  The conference, “Strait to Sound: Gathering at the Salish Sea”, was held at Western Washington University.  Laura’s presentation highlighted the HPA Sea Turtle Research Program and how it …

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