(all links will open new window)  US Fish & Wildlife Service, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge homepage  Hawai‘i DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources  National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA Ship Townsend Cromwell's Home Page  Hawai‘i Coral Reef Initiative Research Project  University of Hawai‘i Diving Safety Program  School of Ocean and Earth Science (SOEST) - University of Hawai‘i  Hawai‘i Sea Grant (SOEST) - University of Hawai‘i  The Oceanic Institute  The University of California at Santa Cruz  The NASA website - Learn about exploration of the Earth, planets and space

USEFUL LINKS ABOUT THE NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS:  The Hawaii State DLNR page on recent conservation work in the NWHI  The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council homepage  A site about military life on Tern Island in the French Frigate Shoals  A detailed site about the Battle of Midway by the Naval Historical Center - Pictures are public domain and may be downloaded  A detailed look at the role of cryptography (codebreaking) in the United States victory at the Battle of Midway  The United States Coast Guard, 14th District Home Page  Turtle Trax - A Page Devoted to Marine Turtles

Ackerman, Diane. "Last Refuge of the Monk Seal." National Geographic, January 1992, pp. 182-144.

Eliot, John L. "Hawaii's Far-flung Wildlife Sanctuary." National Geographic, May 1978, pp. 670-691.

Beckwith, Martha. The Hawaiian Romance of Laieikawai. Translation of Laieikawai by S.N. Hale`ole. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1919. 285-666.

Cleghorn, Paul. Prehistoric Cultural Resources and Management Plan for Nihoa and Necker Island, Hawai‘i. Honolulu: Bishop Museum, 1987.

Emerson, Nathaniel B. Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula. Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle, 1965. (First published in 1909 by Bureau of American Ethnology.)

Emory, Kenneth P. Archaeology of Nihoa and Necker Islands. Honolulu: Bishop Museum, 1928.

Hawaii Audubon Society, Hawaii's Birds, Honolulu, 1989.

Tava, Reitorerai, and Moses K. Keale Sr. Niihau: The Traditions of an Hawaiian Island. Honolulu: Mutual Publishing, 1989.

Wagner, W.L., D.R. Herbst, and S.H. Sohmer, Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai‘i, Honolulu:  University of Hawaii Press and Bishop Museum Press, 1990.

Rauzon, Mark J. The Isles of Refuge: Wildlife and History of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Honolulu, University of Hawai‘i Press, November 2000

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