After a full day in transit yesterday continuing our journey to the northwest, we awoke this morning at Maro Reef(Nalukākala). We have two days of deep diving here, and we're looking forward to what we might find.
Another successful deep dive off French Frigate Shoals, and another exciting encounter on the decompression.
Our first day of research diving yields some exciting and unexpected encounters! If today was any indication of what is to come, this will truly be a fantastic expedition!
After our shakedown dive yesterday off Lehua Rock, today we are making our way towards our first dive site within the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument at French Frigate Shoals.
As we do on all expeditions, we began with a "Shakedown" dive. Although we missed the drop on the deep dive, the lunch-time snorkel was spectacular!
Amid the flurry of activity surrounding preparations for the 2016
Before color film was sold for amateur use starting in the 1930s, the only color pictures most people possessed were black & white prints which had been hand-painted, like this one.
Recently an ASTC VISTA grant was able to send three educators from Bishop Museum to expand their museum training.
With the launch of Bishop Museum’s NASA Celestial Islands curriculum we were able to offer professional development workshops for teachers on O‘ahu, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, Maui, and Moloka‘i.