Thursday, September 2, 2010

If you have not taken this recently - don't miss this class


Always different, this is a great enrichment series for active and incoming volunteers.

Back by Popular Demand Windward Community College Continuing Education Course:

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

This program will introduce you to the 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 Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, coral disease, reef monitoring, fish studies, alien species and much more. Classes will be held on Coconut Island. Participants will meet at Heeia Pier. $40 + $40 lab fee (payable to the instructor). Event Code: L09PD299. COURSE BEGINS Tuesday, September 21, 2010 and runs 9:00am to 12:00pm. Runs 5 weeks. For more information contact or to register, call (808) 235-7433.

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