Teacher Resources

Publications: Marine
Hawai‘i's Sea Creatures, a Guide to Hawai‘i's Marine Invertebrates
John Hoover
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Hawai‘i's Fishes: A Guide for Snorkelers and Divers
John Hoover
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Reef Fish Hawai‘i: Waterproof Pocket Guide
John Hoover
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Corals of Hawai‘i: A Field Guide to the Hard, Black, and Soft Corals of Hawai‘i and the Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Including Midway
Douglas Fenner

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Taking Care of Hawai‘i's Waters: A Guide for Getting Started in Volunteer Water Monitoring
Jill Kumoto and other contributors

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Publications: Land
Atlas of Hawai‘i
Sonia P. Juvik
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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Hawai‘i: The Main Islands and Offshore Waters
Jim Denny
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Growing Hawai‘i’s Native Plants
Kerin L. Lilleeng-Rosenberger
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Hawaii's Birds
Hawaii Audubon Society
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Hawaiian Insects and their Kin
Francis G. Howarth
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Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution

Alan C. Ziegler
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Hawai‘i's Ferns and Fern Allies
Daniel D. Palmer
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A Hiker’s Guide to Trailside Plants in Hawai‘i
John Hall

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Hawai‘i's Native and Exotic Freshwater Animals
Mike N. Yamamato, Annette W. Tagawa, Mike N. Yamamoto, and Laurie Shimizu Ide
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Hawai‘i Wetland Field Guide
Terrell A. Erickson and Christopher F. Puttock
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Mushrooms of Hawai‘i: An Identification Guide
Don E. Hemmes and Dennis E. Desjardin
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Roadside Geology of Hawai‘i (Roadside Geology Series)
Richard W. Hazlett and Donald W. Hyndman
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Kohala Resources


Kohala Watershed Partnership Web site

Pelekane Bay Watershed Restoration Project Web site and Blog


Pacific Island Quarterly Newsletter July-September 2009

Pacific Island Network Inventory and Monitoring Program Web site: http://science.nature.nps.gov/im/units/pacn/

Pu‘ukoholā Heiau NPS Web site: http://www.nps.gov/puhe


Kona (Kahalu‘u) Resources

The effects of trampling on Hawaiian corals along a gradient of human use
Ku‘ulei S. Rodgers and Evelyn F. Cox

He Wahi Mo‘olelo - A Collection of Traditions and Historical Accounts from the Kahalu‘u- Keauhou Vicinity in Kona, Hawai‘i
Kepa Maly, Cultural Historian and Resource Specialist.

Kahalu‘u Bay Project videos of kūpuna sharing cultural history

Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center Web site

WEBCAST: Just How Healthy Are West Hawai'i's Reefs?
Courtney Couch, Ph.D. candidate, Cornell University (August 2010)

WEBCAST: Ecological Evaluation of Coral Reef Resources at Kahalu‘u Bay
Kaipo Perez III (September 2010)


Hilo Resources

Hilo Bay Watershed Advisory Group Flyer

Water Quality in Hilo Bay, Hawaii under Baseflow and storm conditions final project report April 2009
Dr. Tracy Wiegner and Lucas Mead, Marine Science Department Master’s Program in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo

Rapid Watershed Assessment - Hilo Watershed
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2009

Hilo Bay Watershed Advisory Group Water Quality Monitoring Program Final Report 2008


HI-MOES Presentations
Anthropogenic Impacts on Bays and Watersheds Presentation

Coral Diseases of West Hawaii by Courtney Couch, Ph.D. candidate, Cornel University and The Kohala Center


Online Resources

NOAA Education Web site: http://www.education.noaa.gov/

Project WET - Worldwide Water Education
http://www.projectwet.org/

U.S. EPA Web site information on non-point source pollution: http://epa.gov/owow/nps/qa.html

Pacific American Foundation Curriculum: Project Aloha Aina Grade 7 Coral Reefs

Department of Health Water Quality Database

Coastal Trends
Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
Coral Reefs and Climate Change Module