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Sunday’s At The Bay Lecture Series

The Hanauma Bay Education Program continues its Sunday’s at the Bay Lecture Series at 3 pm each Sunday with the following presentations featuring UH Sea Grant Graduate Student Trainees:

16 November:
*** Going With the Flow? Larval Connectivity in Hawaii
*** Reservoirs and Vectors of Montipora White Syndrome:  A Hunt for Coral Pathogens
*** Coral Disease Influence on Coral Species Composition Change in the Pacific
23  November:
*** Understanding Maui’s Groundwater Discharge to the Ocean
*** Are Algae Taking Over Maunalua Bay’s Coral Reefs?
*** Tilapia:  Don’t Let Their Plain Exterior Fool You, They Are Cool
30 November:
*** Examining Groundwater’s Influence on Nutrient Uptake in a Nearshore Coastal Environment: Maunalua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii
*** Forecasting Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Ecosystem Services in Hawaii Through Integration of Ecological and Social Participatory Models
*** Acid/Base Oceans:  Impacts of Chemical Changes Over Geologic Time

Presentations take place in the Education Center Alcove of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, beginning at 3 pm.

Public parking is $1.00/vehicle. Admittance to the lecture presentation will begin at 2:45 pm outside the entrance to the Education Center by the benches. Those who are attending the lecture presentation ONLY and are admitted at this time by the Education staff will bypass the admission window. Please do not arrive earlier than 2:45 pm Patrons attending ONLY the Educational Lecture will be given a special red “Hawaii Sea Grant” hand stamp that will allow access into the education alcove for the lecture but no access to the beach itself. The lecture will begin promptly at 3 pm.

Please note: anyone who wishes to go to the beach before the lecture will be processed through the regular admission line and shall pay the admission fee of $7.50 (if you are not a Hawaii resident). These education programs are supported and funded by the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation.