Rhiannon "Rae" Tereari'i Chandler-'Iao discusses upcoming oyster projects on Hawai'i Public Radio's "The Conversation"
Find out more about the use of oysters to help improve water quality in Pearl Harbor
O'ahu Waterkeeper Program Director Marian Phillipson and Navy Biologist Becky Springer explain the history of oysters in Pearl Harbor and describe the native oyster restoration project
Master navigator Nainoa Thompson was at Pearl Harbor to celebrate the kickoff of O'ahu Waterkeeper's native oyster restoration. Voyagers witnessed first hand the large-scale Billion Oyster Project in New York Harbor in partnership with Hudson Riverkeeper.
Learn more about the educational opportunities oysters are making possible.
This article provides an overview of Hawai'i's impaired water quality and shines a light on native oyster projects across O'ahu as a intervention to improve conditions.
In this article, Waterkeeper Alliance shares details on the background of the Pearl Harbor restoration and connections to other Waterkeeper programs around the world.
Maui Nui Marine Resource Council, PACRC at UH Hilo, and Waterkeepers Hawaiian Islands are working together to use oysters to filter and improve water quality in Ma'alaea Harbor while the partnership looks at ways to reduce the flow of pollutants from the upper watershed.
Watch Maui Now's news coverage celebrating the Pacific oysters' arrival in Ma'alaea Harbor.
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Artwork by Solomon Enos.
Photo Credits: Waterkeeper Alliance photos: John Wathen; Oysters photos - Example of Black-lip Pearl Oysters Growing on Lines: Photo by Arthur Read, Smaller Native Hawaiian Oysters: Photo by Dr. Maria Haws; Painting of Queen Lili'uokalani from Ali'i Place: Photo by Rhiannon Chandler-'Iao