Fish

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Writing the Book on Reef Fish

by Ilima Loomis Richard Pyle recalls joining John “Jack” Randall on a diving expedition in Palau in 1985. Wanting to impress the legendary ichthyologist by discovering a new species of fish, the 18-year-old Pyle scoured the reef for unusual specimens ...
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Book Review: Kaiāulu Gathering Tides

by Jackie Dudock The tide is rising ahead of the early morning sun on the northeast coast of the Hawaiian island of Kaua‘i. Waves rush singing onto the outer reef where two throw net fishermen stalk the surge. An elderly ...
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The Return of Kū‘ula: Restoration of Hawaiian Fishponds

by Josh McDaniel According to Hawaiian moʻolelo (oral traditions), Kūʻula built the first Hawaiian fishpond, or loko iʻa, on the island of Maui. Kūʻula was a fisherman of rare skill who is described as having supernatural powers for directing and ...
Coastline of Vaiava Natural National Monument in Vatia Bay, Tutuila Island, American Samoa. Photo: Andre P. Seale/ University of Hawaiʻi.

Ka Pili Kai Ho‘oilo 2018

Click on the cover image to view the full issue. Welcome to our inaugural issue of the new Ka Pili Kai! Embracing knowledge from generations past and present: For our dedicated readers who have been receiving and reading our quarterly ...
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Mutualism on the Reef

In this episode, we're in French Polynesia, on the island of Moorea at the Gump Research Station. Scientists are discovering exciting new examples of mutualism on the reef. — Season 3, Episode 10.  30 second PROMO (Vimeo) Or watch this promo ...
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Coral Reseach on Moorea

In this episode, we learn about the importance of long-term marine reseach in a changing enviornment. Researchers from UC Santa Barbara have been studying the reefs in French Polynesia, on the island of Moorea, for over two decades. Their research ...
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Building Science Experiments

In this episode, we’re designing, building, and conducting underwater experiments to learn about macro algae, fish, and the reef’s interdependencies. — Season 3, Episode 12.  30 second PROMO (Vimeo) Or watch this promo on YouTube FULL EPISODE (Vimeo) Or watch this ...
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Fish No Take

In this episode, we’re at Kahekili Beach Park on Maui. We take a look at some 2011 footage and compare it to 2017 as we learn about the management of algae-eating fishes with local fisherman and NOAA coral fellow, Luna ...
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A Preview of Upcoming Episodes

In this special episode we preview some upcoming Voice of the Sea stories. We'll be learning about life in American Samoa and what makes it unique.  We'll meet people managing it's natural resources. Fom chiefs to ethnographers, who study the ...
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Under the Waters of Palau

In this episode, we dive the world famous reefs of Palau, considered to be one of the best scuba destinations in the world. We meet world class underwater videographer Nick Martorano, who shares the secrets of filming underwater. — Season 2, ...
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