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Presentations take place in the Education Center Alcove of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, beginning at 3:00 PM. every Sunday afternoon. For directions click here.
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.
We appreciate your continuing interest and support!
December 2016 - Hawai‘i Sea Grant Graduate Trainees
4 December 2016 - "Fish Flow: how far would fish go to get away from their parents?"
Derek Kraft and Brian Bowen
"High-resolution ensemble modeling of mesophotic scleractinian coral distribution across Penguin Bank, Molokaʻi"
Lindsay Veazey and Robert Toonen
"Nutrient cycling and seawater pumping rates by the invasive sponge Mycale grandis in Kāne‘ohe Bay, O‘ahu"
Joy Leilei Shih and Brian Popp
11 December 2016 - "From the wastewater up: how climate change affects groundwater and wastewater
Elise Budd and Roger Babcock
"Planning for sea level rise: building healthier and stronger coastal communities"
Theresa Dean and Daniele Spirandelli
"Crabbing and connectivity: science for sustainability"
Kaleonani Hurley and Robert Toonen
Holiday Hiatus - December 18, 2016 to January 1, 2017
Seminars resume on Sunday, January 8, 2017
January 2017 - Helping Protected Species
8 January 2017 - "Finding mobile needles in a moving haystack: counting whales and dolphins in Hawai'i"
Amanda Bradford, NOAA Cetacean Research Team
15 January 2017 - Film showing: 'Inside the Pod' by National Geographic (2010, 50 minutes)
22 January 2017 - "Hawaiian sea turtles, then and now"
Irene Kelley, NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Area Office, Protected Species Division
29 January 2017 - "Keeping wildlife wild: guidelines for respectful marine wildlife viewing"
Adam Kurtz, NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Area Office, Protected Species Division