August 2016 features a gathering of planets just above the sun at dusk, and the return of the most famous meteor shower. There is a chance to catch all five naked-eye planets at the same time in the early evening, and Venus and Jupiter have their closest gathering since the year 2000 at the
No discussion of Hawaii’s fossilized bird bones is complete without some mention of the name Dr. Helen James.
The first few days of all of our expeditions are occupied by shopping, unpacking gear, filling tanks, setting up equipment, coordinating with local authorities for research permits, and generally setting up for the project to come.
The Pohnpei 2016 deep diving team departs Honolulu International Airport on the "Island Hopper" flight that crosses the islands of Micronesia, en route to Pohnpei.
In preparation for the 2016 expedition to Pohnpei, a frantic night of packing results in a sleepless night.
July 8, 2016 Exhibit dives into the history, science, and culture of Papahānaumokuākea Honolulu, HI – Most think that when the sun sets over Kaua‘i the day is over in the Hawaiian Archipelago. In fact the island chain extends another twelve thousand miles to the northwest. This string of small islands, atolls, and barely submerged
Discoveries from previously unexplored depths within the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument and Johnston Atoll
From August to September 2015 the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer was surveying previously unexplored depths around the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) and Johnston Atoll.
Recently, I was invited to speak about Oahu’s fossilized bird bones to students enrolled in the Mālama ʻĀina Field School, which is a summer course coordinated by the Mālama Learning Center and offered by Nānākuli High & Intermediate Schools. I was very excited to share what I know with the students, especially since