Location: Hawaiʻi


Forging alliances to protect Hawaiian sea turtles, other marine life and the oceans.

We’re forging alliances within the local community, other conservation organizations and government agencies to help understand and protect Hawaiian sea turtles and other marine life while promoting ocean health.

Sea turtle in Hawaii.

Volunteer in Hawaiʻi.




Sea Turtle Nesting Project

Sea Turtle Rescue and Reef Survey Project

Coastal and Ocean Habitat Enhancement Projects  

Fast Facts about Hawaiian Sea Turtles

You can make a difference!

To get involved, please fill out our Volunteer Form or feel free to contact our Hawaiʻi Program Director, Cheryl King: cheryl@tirn.net.


Action & Events

Urge Maui to Ban Toxic Chemicals in Sunscreens

November 29, 2017

Send an email to Maui County Council to help protect coral reefs.


Marine Debris Cleanups: Every Piece Counts!

June 6, 2018

There’s a beautiful bay on Maui’s northeastern facing shore called “Ka'ehu”, where endangered species are spotted and Hawaiian practitioners c...

Court Orders Hawai’i Shallow-set Longline Fishery to Close to Protect Loggerhead Sea Turtles

May 10, 2018

Complying with a federal court order, the National Marine Fisheries Service has immediately closed the Hawai’i-based shallow-set longline fishery fo...

Dark Skies Save Sea Turtle Lives!

May 8, 2018

The following “turtle friendly” beach qualities are essential for them to be safe during the nesting process, and for their hatchlings to develop ...