Exploration

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.

A Monumental Legacy, Part 1

Amid the flurry of activity surrounding preparations for the 2016 deep-diving expedition into the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, I've been spending a lot of time thinking about legacies. In this post, I will reflect on the historical legacy of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (including my own involvement), and later [...]