: Volunteer & Staff Activity

2016-2017 Activity Update

The work of Hawaii Marine Animal Response builds on a legacy of support for Hawaii’s endangered and threatened marine species, field response, monitoring and assessment activity, stranding support, educational outreach and community involvement that began in 2008.

Examples of our work during the past year includes:

  • Recording more than 3,500 sightings of protected marine species.
  • Team members engaged in shoreline responses, surveys, interventions, escalated support, outreach and education:  over 3,700 times (more than 10 times per day)
  • Hawaiian monk seal and sea turtle related escalations or emergency responses:  Over 60
  • Volunteer and staff hours worked:  over 16,500 (>45 hours per day)
  • Team member engagements with members of the public:  over 56,000

Help us continue this important work.  Join our volunteer team or donate to our cause.  Click on http://h-mar.org/get-involved/ to learn more.  

We thank you for your support.