E KOMO MAI!

WELCOME TO HAWAIICORAL

 

Welcome to HAWAIICORAL, a community resource for learning about, and sharing information on,
Hawaiʻi’s 1200 miles of coral reefs.

Join the Koʻa Corps to unite in protecting and stewarding Hawaiʻi’s coral reefs.
Visit the Coral Classroom to learn from reef scientists, managers, and community members.
Track and share our outreach and publications.
Monitor our reefs using cutting edge aircraft and satellite technology.
Report coral bleaching with our online reporting app.

For Hawaiʻi’s coral reefs to survive and thrive, we need everyone to play a part.
Mahalo nui loa!

Are Coral Reefs Bleaching in your area?

Help our scientists mitigate secondary stress to vulnerable reefs by reporting coral bleaching using our interactive tool.

The coral classroom

Coral class is in session!
We’ve curated the best reef resources available to help you learn all about coral reef ecosystems.

How do corals get to be so vibrant and colorful?

How do corals get to be so vibrant and colorful?

Robin Martin, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science at Arizona State University   Take a dive along Hawaiʻi’s beautiful Kona Coast on the Big Island with Dr. Robin Martin, Associate Professor at ASU, to learn how corals get...

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What is the role of herbivores in coral reefs?

What is the role of herbivores in coral reefs?

Chris Teague, Aquatic biologist Hawaiʻi Division of Aquatic Resources   Join Chris Teague under the waves of South Kona to explore the interconnectedness of reef herbivores and coral reef ecosystems. You will be introduced to finger coral, lobe coral and the four...

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Explore our Coral Maps

See Hawaiʻi’s reefs as you never have before with cutting-edge technology.

Outreach and Publications

MEDIA COVERAGE

SCIENTISTS MAP LIVING CORALS FOR FIRST TIME BEFORE, AFTER MARINE HEATWAVE

Media coverage

CONDUCTING CLIMATE RESEARCH THROUGH A HAWAIIAN PERSPECTIVE

MEDIA COVERAGE

SCIENTISTS REPORT NEW FINDINGS ON THE ROLE THAT FISH PLAY IN BALANCING CORAL, ALGAE ON REEFS

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