Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Hawai’i – the biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome.
Hawaii’s Beaches Are Disappearing – ProPublica
I’iwi / Scarlet honeycreeper
Parks and Monuments
Hawaiʻi Pacific Parks Association is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit partner of six national parks in Hawai‘i and American Samoa.
Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
This park is located on the South Kona coast on the island of Hawaii.
By the numbers:
- 7 national parks
- 5,213,817 visitors to national parks
- 335 National Register of Historic Places listings »
- $12,724,007 of rehabilitation projects stimulated by tax incentives (since 1995) »
- 96,385 hours donated by volunteers »
- 33 National Historic Landmarks »
- $39,907,190 in Land & Water Conservation Fund grants (since 1965) »
- 368 acres transferred by Federal Lands to Parks for local parks and recreation (since 1948) »
- $17,580,724 in historic preservation grants (since 1969) »
- 35 community conservation and recreation projects (since 1987) »
- 2 World Heritage Sites »
- 880 places recorded by heritage documentation programs »
- 2,578,497 objects in national park museum collections »
- 1,658 archeological sites in national parks »
Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
http://www.papahanaumokuakea.gov – facebook
How to pronounce Papahānaumokuākea? Have a listen.
Papahānaumokuākea – the Hawaiian heritage hoorah
Papahānaumokuākea National Marine Monument (@HawaiiReef ) turns 10 today! Our top 10 list: http://1.usa.gov/1Udw7eq
http://expandpmnm.com – https://twitter.com/expandpmnm – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfYeuoe2dqWbrlQSDdgNH2A
PUʻUHONUA A PLACE OF SANCTUARY The Cultural and Biological Significance of the proposed expansion for the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
Peter Apo: Marine Monument Proposal Isn’t ‘Hawaiian’ – @peterapo
Expanding Marine Preserve Is The Pono Thing To Do – Civil Beat
http://blog.conservation.org/2016/08/marine-parks-expansion-a-win-for-hawaii-for-oceans – https://twitter.com/ConservationOrg/status/769263889397735424
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
http://fhvnp.org – fhvnp
Kalaupapa National Historical Park
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary protects humpback whales and their habitat
Sanctuary Visitor Center Hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm., Saturdays 10:00 am to 1:00 pm from January to March
For more information go to http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov/explore/visitor_center.html
Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park displays the results of 70 million years of volcanism. The park was established in 1916 and a World Heritage Site since 1987.
Kilauea Summit No Stranger to Eruptions
Pu’uhonua o Honaunau means “place of refuge” in Hawaiian
Pu’ukohola Heiau NHS
http://www.nps.gov/puhe – @PuukoholaNPS
Ha’a Ha’a – Pacific Islands Park
World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
http://sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org – sustainablecoastlineshawaii
Hawai‘i Conservation Alliance provides unified leadership and advocacy on conservation issues critical to Hawai‘i.
24 Government, educational, and non-profit organizations who together provide unified leadership and advocacy for Hawaii’s most critical conservation issues. Member organizations are represented by federal, state, and non-profit sectors working together to perpetuate native ecosystems and ensure that the unique biodiversity of our islands endures. See all our members
Maui Nui Marine Resource Council Encouraging human action & working for clean water, healthy reefs, and abundant native fish for the islands of Maui Nui.
Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR)
Department of Land and Natural Resources
Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology
himb.hawaii.edu – Visit
About this page
Starting with the 2016 World Conservation Congress, we began the creation of this resource guide (originally on the Planeta Wiki)