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The Friends of Hanauma Bay is dedicated to the conservation of coastal and marine environments, emphasizing stewardship of the natural resources of Hanauma Bay. If you love Hanauma Bay, join us in our efforts to preserve the Bay for future generations.

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Wednesday at the Bay

11 November 2014 ~ Comments Off

Sunday’s At The Bay Lecture Series

The Hanauma Bay Education Program continues its Sunday’s at the Bay Lecture Series at 3 pm each Sunday with the following presentations featuring UH Sea Grant Graduate Student Trainees:

16 November:
*** Going With the Flow? Larval Connectivity in Hawaii
*** Reservoirs and Vectors of Montipora White Syndrome:  A Hunt for Coral Pathogens
*** Coral Disease Influence on Coral Species Composition Change in the Pacific
23  November:
*** Understanding Maui’s Groundwater Discharge to the Ocean
*** Are Algae Taking Over Maunalua Bay’s Coral Reefs?
*** Tilapia:  Don’t Let Their Plain Exterior Fool You, They Are Cool
30 November:
*** Examining Groundwater’s Influence on Nutrient Uptake in a Nearshore Coastal Environment: Maunalua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii
*** Forecasting Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Ecosystem Services in Hawaii Through Integration of Ecological and Social Participatory Models
*** Acid/Base Oceans:  Impacts of Chemical Changes Over Geologic Time

Presentations take place in the Education Center Alcove of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, beginning at 3 pm.

Public parking is $1.00/vehicle. Admittance to the lecture presentation will begin at 2:45 pm outside the entrance to the Education Center by the benches. Those who are attending the lecture presentation ONLY and are admitted at this time by the Education staff will bypass the admission window. Please do not arrive earlier than 2:45 pm Patrons attending ONLY the Educational Lecture will be given a special red “Hawaii Sea Grant” hand stamp that will allow access into the education alcove for the lecture but no access to the beach itself. The lecture will begin promptly at 3 pm.

Please note: anyone who wishes to go to the beach before the lecture will be processed through the regular admission line and shall pay the admission fee of $7.50 (if you are not a Hawaii resident). These education programs are supported and funded by the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation.


08 November 2014 ~ Comments Off

FOHB Sep – Oct 2014 Newsletter

We have added a new “Newsletter” page and have posted our Sep – Oct 2014 Newsletter.
Newsletters will be posted regularly to provide the latest information about Friends of Hanauma Bay and our activities.

08 November 2014 ~ Comments Off

Hanauma Bay Sentry

A Beautiful Bronze Statue of the Humuhumunukunukuapua’a (Reef Triggerfish) Welcomes Visitors to Hanauma Bay

08 November 2014 ~ Comments Off

A Welcome Visitor To Hanauma Bay

"Buster" visited Hanauma Bay on 27 September.  What a treat to see a Hawaiian Monk Seal!

08 November 2014 ~ Comments Off

Fantastically Shaped Trees Down on the Beach

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Witch’s Brew

Great photo of Witch’s Brew taken by a Hanauma Bay volunteer (one of our FOHB members) in August.