Last night at Whalers Village in Ka’anapali, Maui, the Board of Trustees of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, staff and volunteers of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, and numerous supporters from the community joined the Board of Directors of the Hawai’i National Marine Sanctuary to celebrate the official public launch of our […]
Chapter Board members Cathe Turley and Cheryl Shintani, together with Jean Souza of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, hosted outreach activities at the National Wildlife Refuge Week kickoff on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at the Kilauea Point Lighthouse.
Last month, Board member Jennifer Barrett worked with the staff of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary to coordinate the tenth Ocean Awareness Training (OAT) on O’ahu. Since November 2008, over 500 O’ahu residents have participated in this popular program.
The Trustees of our parent organization, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, recently held a board meeting on Maui and were able to participate in a whale watch aboard Trilogy VI. Thanks to Angela Kurzbauer for sharing this great photo she captured during the sail.
Pu‘ukoholā Heiau, one of the last major temples built in the Hawaiian Islands, was constructed by Kamehameha I in 1790-91. The National Historic Site has worked with the staff and volunteers of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary for the past six years and we look forward to growing our partnership through the Chapter.
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
Founded in 2000, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation inspires and empowers people to enjoy and protect our oceans and promote an ocean ethic within marine sanctuaries. The private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization was created to … [Read More...]