E Komo Mai

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.

09 February 2015 ~ Comments Off on 8 Feb 2015 Friends of Hanauma Bay Preserve Clean Up – What Fun!!

8 Feb 2015 Friends of Hanauma Bay Preserve Clean Up – What Fun!!

A BIG Mahalo Nui to all who volunteered to participate in our preserve clean up on Sunday. A beautiful day, lots of sunshine, and the cookies were pretty good, too.

FriendsHanaumaCleanUp8

FriendsHanaumaCleanUp7

FriendsHanaumaCleanUp6

FriendsHanaumaCleanUp5

FriendsHanaumaCleanUp4

FriendsHanaumaCleanUp3

FriendsHanaumaCleanUp2

FriendsHanaumaCleanUp

29 January 2015 ~ Comments Off on Jan – Feb FOHB Newsletter – A Great Read!!

Jan – Feb FOHB Newsletter – A Great Read!!

Friends of Hanauma Bay’s Jan – Feb Newsletter has been posted. Go to our Newsletter Page to find our latest plus past newsletters as well.

29 January 2015 ~ Comments Off on 8 Feb 2015 Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Clean-Up – JOIN US!!

8 Feb 2015 Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Clean-Up – JOIN US!!

FOHB-Quarterly_Clean_Up_2015-02
Click Here For Larger View In New Window

01 December 2014 ~ Comments Off on Sunday HBEP Volunteers

Sunday HBEP Volunteers


Hanauma Bay Education Program (HBEP) volunteers.  Left to Right: Jordan, Maele, and Kaitlyn enjoying their shift at the Beach Desk.

23 November 2014 ~ Comments Off on Nov-Dec Friends of Hanauma Bay Newsletter

Nov-Dec Friends of Hanauma Bay Newsletter


Our November/December Newsletter has been posted.  Find it on our new “Newsletter” page.

13 November 2014 ~ Comments Off on Wednesday at the Bay

Wednesday at the Bay

11 November 2014 ~ Comments Off on Sunday’s At The Bay Lecture Series

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.