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.


SPAWN Surveys for Wildlife for Tocaloma

August 16, 2018

To make our Tocaloma restoration project site safe for wildlife SPAWN biologists and volunteers conducted surveys to ensure that no animals would be a...

Taking to the Sky to Assess Hawaiian Sea Turtle Nesting Activities

August 16, 2018

Hawaiian Program Director Cheryl King has been conducting aerial surveys of Lanai to assess green sea turtle nesting.

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...