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ROAR Hawaiʻi is a collection of information on Hawaiʻi’s marine protected species, their habitats, and best practices for responsible viewing aimed to encourage appreciation of our ocean and its unique inhabitants.  Please be sure to check back soon for updates and contact us with any questions or comments.


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Here Is How We Save the Hawaiian Monk Seal

Civil Beat – February 14, 2015 – by Trisha Kehaulani Watson   They are a source of delight as they frolic in the water or snooze on the beach and a source of controversy when they steal bait from a fisherman’s hook. But there is no controversy over the fact that Hawaiian monk seals are [...]
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Coastal Internship Grants Awarded To Local Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (APRIL 2014) COASTAL INTERNSHIP GRANTS AWARDED TO LOCAL GROUPS  Island Internships Highlight the Potential of Partnerships between Small Businesses, Local Nonprofits and Government Agencies in Building Grassroots Sustainability Programs HONOLULU – Local small business Honua Consulting today announced their inaugural awardees for a new internship program which aims to develop ‘āina-based research projects [...]
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Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Saturday, June 1, 2013

Aloha, everyone! You are invited to attend the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Saturday, June 1, 5-9 pm at the Doris Duke Theatre in Honolulu (doors open at 4 pm).  La’akea Carvalho of Knowledge In Motion is presenting this fun and meaningful event with generous support from many good folks and companies.  He has [...]
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National Attention on Monk Seal Issue Highlights Need for Local Program

National Attention on Monk Seal Issue Highlights Need for Local Program Response to New York Times Magazine article: Local fishermen working together with the Marine Conservation Institute to understand the issues and help create an attitude of coexistence. HONOLULU, HI (May 8, 2013) – A New York Times Magazine article investigating the monk seal killings [...]
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Education EFFORT aims to Improve Wildlife Viewing Experiences for public and protect hawaii’s unique Marine Resources

For immediate release:  April 17, 2013   Education EFFORT aims to Improve Wildlife Viewing Experiences for public and protect hawaii’s unique Marine Resources   Three new PSAs encourage viewing marine wildlife from a distance   HONOLULU – In an effort to better educate visitors and residents about proper marine wildlife viewing, the Department of Land [...]
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