Wetland Coloring Book

ITʻS HERE for your Reading pleasure! (and Click here for Download!) Our beautiful, full-color booklet ma ka `ōlelo Hawai`i (with english translations) is NOW AVAILABLE for you to download and print at home! We’re proud of this humble beginning and as we continue our work and expand our hui, we’ll be adding more pages with MORE information, coloring bits, trivia […]

Kanaha Pond's Makaha and Auwai. Wetlands and Fishponds.

Kanahā Pond

Kanahā Pond in Kahului is a wildlife sanctuary and protected home of the Ae’o (rare Hawaiian Stilt). Kanahā Pond is a wetland and was part of a much larger area of wetlands and marshes that extended from the Kahului airport all the way to the Ka’ahaumanu shopping center. Kanahā Pond was modified into a Loko Pu’uone (inland fishpond) as a […]

Characterizing Different Types of Wetlands

There are many different types of wetlands, they are varied and diverse, and many types are specific to their areas. In Hawaii we have our own types of wetlands many of which are not found elsewhere. Because of this diversity it is even difficult for the experts to agree on a single classification system. So in many cases a local […]

What is Marsh Migration?

Rapidly rising seas threaten to drown tidal marshes and diminish the benefits provided to people and wildlife by these valuable coastal ecosystems. Increasingly, government agencies and non-government organizations are harnessing the power of computer-based models of marsh ecosystems to inform management and policy strategies to sustain tidal marshes, including by allowing marshes to shift gradually inland with sea level rise […]