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Moku o Lo'e (Coconut Island): The Best Kept Secret in Kane'ohe Bay


Learn about history of Coconut Island and current research conducted by HIMB. Five Tuesday meetings, ending on October 18

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm


Cost: $40 + $40 lab fee (payable to the instructor)

Event Code: M09PD311

Description: This program will introduce you to the exciting research and rich history of Moku o Lo'e, more widely known as Coconut Island, and the Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) based there. We will also be joined by HIMB scientists who conduct research in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and observe some of their research techniques. Areas of focus include an overview of Coconut Island, HIMB and the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, coral disease, reef monitoring, marine debris, fish studies, alien species and much more. Classes will be held on Coconut Island. Specific instructions will be sent to you via E-mail once confirmed for the class. Please provide your E-mail address. For more information contact


For more information or to register, call us at (808) 235-7433.

We accept:

  • VISA or MasterCard
  • check (mailed to or dropped off at our office, made payable to "University of Hawaii")
  • cash (dropped off at our office)

For more information on other courses, visit the Continuing Education website.

All information is subject to change without notice.