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


Instructed by the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology at Coconut Island. 5 Tuesday meetings until October 30.

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Cost: $40 + $60 lab fee (payable to instructor)

Event Code: N10PD386

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.