As a result of the action of our supporters, the public, and our coalition partners, the Maui County Council unanimously approved the first reading of the bill.
Just off the coast of Waikiki, a stranded fishing boat is mistaken as a tourist attraction. The 79-foot Pacific Paradise crashed into a shallow reef in mid-October.
Thanksgiving is a great time to think about what we are thankful for and reflect on the year. At Turtle Island Restoration Network, we are thankful for you – our members and supporters!
Fishing crews were found living in squalor, forced to use buckets instead of toilets and suffering running sores from bed bugs. There have been instances of human trafficking, active tuberculosis and low food supplies.
The “critically endangered” Pacific leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) has experienced a catastrophic decline over the past two decades, and is on the verge of extinction due in part to industrial fishing methods off the coast of California and in Hawai’i.
“Saving the ocean” can seem like a daunting task. We’ve compiled a list of ten things you can do today that will actually help
Aloha (hello) and e como mai (welcome)! We’re so excited to announce our new Turtle Island Restoration Network Hawai‘i Program and our first Hawai’i program
We’re pleased to announce that Cheryl King, a noted sea turtle biologist, will be directing TIRN’s Hawai‘i Program. King will be the organization’s first Hawai’i-based staff member, sparking a major expansion of its work in the Pacific Islands region.