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Tomorrow’s events

Make sure to check the blog before you head down to the beach tomorrow, as we will post whether or not the events will be postponed due to weather. Right now, the weather looks like it should be fine! Here is the schedule of events and details: LOCATION: Queen’s Beach near lifeguard tower 2F WHAT […]

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Coral and Limu Study Cards

New study materials for corals and limu have been added to the Coral and Limu Watch page.  Check them out! Coral Cards Algae Cards If you are planning to volunteer with us for the benthic surveys, we highly recommend looking over these study guides before you volunteer with us.  It’s not mandatory, but it will help you […]

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Warm sunny weather makes for a good survey day

I want to give a big “Mahalo” to Cassidy, Devon and Rachel for helping me complete two benthic habitat surveys. The visibility was not the best, but the water temperature and weather were much nicer this time. In addition, the coral size and frequency survey was completed so quickly, that I think it is time […]

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Benthic Survey

Heather, Beth and I conducted two benthic surveys last Friday on the Ewa side of the Waikīkī MLCD.  The weather was nice, but the water temperature was FREEZING!  By the end of the surveys all of our toes were numb and our lips were purple!  Other than that, the surveys went well!

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REEF Fish ID classes scheduled

Our first REEF Fish ID training classes of 2011 have been scheduled as follows: Saturday, January 15, 8:00-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 2, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Sunday, February 20, 8:00-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 8:00-9:30 a.m. To register or learn more, please contact Heather at heather@reefwatchwaikiki.org.

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Special Finds at the MLCD!

While helping out with the benthic habitat survey today, I had some down time to go out and explore.  While looking at algae I came across two uncommonly seen visitors to the Waikīkī MLCD. The first one being what I believe (still trying to confirm) to be the Okinawa Nudibranch, Gymnodoris okinawae.  This nudibranch is […]

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We’re posting every day in 2011!

To motivate us keep our content fresh and share project updates in a timely manner, we’ve decided to take up the “Post Every Day” challenge and will add at least one new post to this blog every day for the remainder of 2011. If you already read our blog, we hope you’ll encourage us with your […]

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Time to work off the extra calories from the Holidays

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and ate tons of delicious food. I know I ate way too much Mexican food, so I am going to try to work it off with lots of benthic surveys. The first survey is happening today at around 12:30pm with Beth and Cassidy. We […]

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Winter REEF Fest Finale

The Winter REEF Fest Competition is coming to a close with only 7 more days to collect points by the 13th. If you can’t get in the water to get points, you can easily leave a comment on the blog or take one of the wonderful quizzes Cassidy created and put under the “Training Materials” […]

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