Tag Archives: volunteer

Diamond Head Historical Hike

In celebration of volunteer appreciation month, we hosted a historical tour of Diamond Head and hiked up to the summit.  Sean McNamara was our tour guide and provided us with loads of interesting historical and cultural facts about Diamond Head. Advertisements

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Great volunteer participation with benthic surveys!

Last Friday, we had a total of 4 volunteers help out with our benthic survey!  It was enough people to help our 3 Reef Watch staff complete 2 surveys!  🙂  If you would like to participate, our next survey is tomorrow at 1:00 p.m., please email heather@reefwatchwaikiki.org if you would like to help.

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Gingerbread fish

After the fish ID class and survey on Saturday, we had the “Picnic in the Park” event to stay motivated for the Winter REEF Fest Competition. Several people decorated gingerbread fish and here are some of the results:

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Identify the mystery fish for extra points

Early Saturday morning, Mike and I took several volunteers on a REEF survey in the Waikīkī MLCD. Most of us finished the survey as quickly as we could since the water was very chilly! I only took a few photos and I captured a picture of a fish I can not identify. I will give […]

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Midway motivation for the Winter REEF Fest Competition

Here is an easy and yummy way to stay motivated and earn 4 points for the Winter REEF Fest Competition: I am bringing pumpkin scones! What is everyone else going to bring?

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Weekend Snorkel in the MLCD

I decided to do a fish survey in the Waikīkī MLCD this weekend and identified 40 species of fish!  Some of the species I saw were the Pearl Wrasse, Fourspot Butterflyfish, Barred Filefish, and the rare Lagoon Triggerfish!

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What does turbidity mean?

As defined on NOAA’s National Ocean Service Education website, turbidity is “essentially a measurement of how cloudy or clear the water is, or, in other words, how easily light can be transmitted through it.” To learn more about turbidity, visit the NOAA page about Turbidity.

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Time to start racking up points!

The Winter REEF Fest is going on right now and there are two great opportunities for you to accumulate points before December. Here are the details:

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Winter REEF Fest Update

Tis the Sea-son for some Fish Watcher fun! The Winter REEF Fest began on November 5th and it will end on January 9th. All you have to do to register is either email me at heather@reefwatchwaikiki.org or register on our facebook page. After you register, you can earn points in several different ways: Post a […]

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