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.


Free The Whales: The Hawaiian Islands Large Whale Entanglement Response Team

February 5, 2018

This multi-agency collaboration is authorized under NOAA Fisheries’ Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program which oversees the response ...

Taking care of the environment makes a difference

January 5, 2018

Almost daily, Cheryl King, our Hawaiʻi program director, and a band of ocean activists comb Maui’s beaches and coral reefs. While they’re documen...

Top 10 Ocean Conservation Posts of 2017

December 29, 2017

2017 has been a year of ups and downs for boots-on-the-ground and online activists. We’re not going to kid ourselves by thinking 2018 will