Hawai'i Coral Reef Network

In order to effectively manage our reefs we need reliable information about the ecology of Hawaiian reefs. The focus of this area is to provide an overview of methodology, a description of past and current research projects, and access to data and publications from some of these projects.

Explore the many programs and methods researchers from around the world use to investigate reefs.


Learn about reefs by exploring data from studies conducted in Hawai'i.



Discover past and ongoing reef research projects in Hawai'i with links to data and publications.


Learn how to conduct reef research by being involved in a challenged monitoring workshop taught by the Marion Option Program at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo.


Explore a research program in Kona focused on developing  adaptive, community-based fishery management. 


Last update: 1/25/2005