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Voice of the Sea Season 4

Voice of the Sea is broadcast on TV in Hawaiʻi, American Samoa, Guam, Palau, The Federated States of Micronesia, and The Marshall Islands. Click on the episodes below to watch Voice of the Sea full episodes or 30 second promos. Voice of the Sea is also available on our YouTube channel and Vimeo page.

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Hōkūle‘a Before and After

Hōkūle‘a Before and After

We’re celebrating the success of the Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a and her unprecedented worldwide voyage. We’ll hear about her adventures and talk to crew members about the journey—what they anticipated and what surprised them. Watch the trailer for Season 4, ...
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Measuring Mercury In Ocean Fish

In this episode, we’re learning about mercury in the ocean food web with Dr. Brian Popp from the University of Hawai‘i School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology. We investigate the research vessel Kilo Moana, where fishes are caught ...
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The Kiritimati to Hawai‘i Connection

In this episode we’re investigating where Hawaii’s fish come from with Dr. Brian Bowen’s research team at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology.  Brian’s team has just returned from a trip to Kiritimati—a remote, coral atoll 1,000 miles South of ...
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Hōkūle‘a Returns

In this episode, we’re at the Mālama Honua celebration in Honolulu, welcoming home the Hōkūle‘a. For three years, the historic polynesian voyaging canoe sailed around the world—using traditional navigation to unite indigenous cultures and inspire stewardship to care for our ...
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Sea Level Rise and the Ala Wai Canal

In this episode, we head inland to take a look at how rising sea level will affect our infrastructure, aquifers, and fresh water supplies. Researchers from the Univerity of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program and the School of Ocean and ...
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King Tides

In this episode, we’re talking about the exceptionally high king tides and citizen science with Senator Brian Schatz. King Tides were widely reported across the state this year, and UH’s Dr. Mark Merrifield explains how sea level rise is increasing ...
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Fish No Take

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 Kekoa. Watch the ...
voice of the sea season 4 episode 7, Contaminated Conservation Area

Contaminated Conservation Area

In this episode, we're looking at the effect of sewage injection wells on the health of Maui's coral reefs. We're at Kahekili Beach Park with researchers, managers, and community activists to learn what members of the community can do to ...
voice of the sea season 4 episode 6, Coastal Erosion on Maui

Coastal Erosion on Maui

In this episode, we're looking at eroding beaches of West Maui, where large condos are being threatened by loss of sand and sea-level rise with Hawai’i Sea Grant Coastal Hazards Expert Tara Owens and Maui County planner, Jim Buika. Watch ...
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Building on the Shore

In this episode, we’re learning about coastal erosion and how it affects homes built near the shore. We explore the coastline with Hawai’i Sea Grant Extension Agent, Ruby Pap, and County of Kauai planner, Kaʻaina Hull, to see what happens when buildings are ...
voice of the sea season 4 episode 4, Translating Hawaiian Newspapers

Translating Hawaiian Newspapers

In this episode, we’re learning about the translation of Hawaiian Language Newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. We take a look at the University of Hawai‘i Institute for Hawaiian Language Research and Translation with Dr. Puakea Nogelmeier and his team, ...
voice of the sea season 4 episode 3, Intertidal Algae and Invertebrates

Intertidal Algae and Invertebrates

We’re learning about different types of algae and invertebrates with researchers from the OPIHI project, who are working with teachers and students around the state of Hawai’i to monitor the health of the intertidal environment Watch the trailer for Season ...
voice of the sea season 4 episode 2, Testing Freshwater

Testing Freshwater

We’re working with Hawai'i Sea Grant researchers and graduate students to examine the water quality of freshwater as it heads to the ocean. Freshwater travels in streams and underground, picking up pollution from our cesspools and agricultural run-off. We take ...
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Mapping the Freshwater of Hawaiʻi

In this episode, we learn how scientists use chemical signatures to track the flow of freshwater underground and into the ocean as part of the ‘Ike Wai project’s work to map and model the aquifer system of underground, stored freshwater ...

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