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Hawai‘i Sea Grant by the Numbers Infographic

Hawai‘i Sea Grant provides integrated research, extension, and education activities that increase understanding and wise stewardship of Hawaiʻi’s coastal and marine resources. The numbers below represent some of the ways that we impacted coastal communities in 2016 alone.

$5 million in leveraged funds, resulting in a return on the federal investment of approximately 200%

Hawai‘i Sea Grant created or sustained 49 jobs for an economic benefit of at least $3.6 million

783 Fishers who modified their practices as a result of Hawai‘i Sea Grant activities

12,099 Volunteer hours completed

34 Graduate students and fellows supported

23 Undergraduate students supported

33 Publications in peer reviewed journals

312,500 K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education programs

Research, Extension, Outreach

38 Trainings to improve coastal community resilience

245 Acres of coastal habitat restored

37 Communities implemented sustainable development practices and policies

138 Resource managers used ecosystem-based approaches

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