Episode 3: Kai Hohonu (Deeper Waters)
Dr. Stacie Robinson, a Research Ecologist with NOAAʻs Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program, discusses the current status of the Hawaiian Monk Seal and what we can do to protect them!
Episode 2: Kai Kū (Medium Waters)
Learn about the habitat where the ʻĪliokai (Hawaiian Monk Seal) lives and what they eat.
Episode 1: Kai Pāpaʻu (Shallow Waters)
Beginning with the Kumulipo, we learn that the Hawaiian Monk Seal is an important part of our ecosystem here in Hawaii.
Pacific Islands Region: Fishing Provides More than Just Fish
In the Pacific Islands, non-commercial fishing is a way to provide food for our families and communities, perpetuate traditions, and connect with one another.
How NOAA Prepares for Large Whale Entanglements in Hawaiʻi
Every year, NOAA Fisheries and partners go through rigorous and comprehensive large whale disentanglement training in Hawaiʻi. This ensures they're familiar with the gear, processes, and animals, and have the muscle memory to help whales in need.
Release of Hawaiian Monk Seal RP92
NOAA Fisheries, the National Park Service, The Marine Mammal Center, and the U.S. Coast Guard returned endangered Hawaiian monk seal RP92 to Kalaupapa, Molokaʻi, on July 8, 2022. The seal was released after recovering from an ingested fishing hook.
Fishing Around Sea Turtles: What to Do If You Accidentally Catch a Turtle
The Fishing Around Sea Turtles (FAST) program promotes communication, co-existence, and best practices when fishing near marine wildlife in Hawaiʻi.
NOAA and Ocean Safety Team Up to Train Scientists for the Field
NOAA in the Pacific Islands teams up with Honolulu Ocean Safety to prepare NOAA scientists for safe boating practices in the upcoming field season.
Impact of COVID-19 on Pacific Island Fishing Values
The COVID-19 pandemic had global impacts to human health, safety, and livelihoods, including to Pacific Island fisheries. Pacific Islands region fishers share how the pandemic affected their livelihoods and how they adapted.
Time Series Tuesday: Telemetry
The animals of the open ocean are very difficult to study. Nevertheless, scientists have developed some ingenious methods to learn more about these mysterious creatures. Watch to find out how!
Get to Know Your Pacific Islands Threatened Species: Giant Manta Rays
Giant manta rays are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Get to know more about this species in this fun, short video.
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