Plant a Tree, Save a Coral

Jen Vander Veur is fighting an uphill battle to save coral reefs on the slopes of West Maui’s mountains. Jen is CORAL’s Program Manager in Maui, and she’s leading the charge on restoring Maui’s once lush forest to stabilize the soil and protect coral reefs downstream from being smothered by sediment, reversing the effects of… Continue Reading →

CORAL’s Partnership in West Maui

CORAL is excited to announce a new partnership with Skye Instruments, LLC to benefit our Clean Water for Reefs Initiative in Maui. Earlier this month, our team installed two weather stations in the Honokōwai and Wahikuli watersheds. Skye Instruments generously donated a weather station for each of the watersheds we are currently working on restoring in the… Continue Reading →

Highlighting a Local Hero in West Maui

The volunteers of the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) play an important role in ensuring the success of the Clean Water for Reefs Initiative in West Maui. Their hard work and dedication helps CORAL achieve our mission of uniting communities to save coral reefs. Among this stellar network of volunteers, Charley Dofa stands out as an… Continue Reading →

Healthy reef in Maui, Hawaii

The Coral Polyp and the Origin of Life

As a Hawaiian, I have a deep connection to the both the land and the sea. This stems not only from my personal love of nature but from my belief that all life is interrelated, a belief that drives my work with the Coral Reef Alliance. I learned this early through the Kumulipo, the Hawaiian… Continue Reading →

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Why Clean Water for Reefs Matters

Clean water is vital—for communities and coral reefs. Around the world water pollution from land-based sources is killing our reefs—from cesspools and sewage pollution to contaminated runoff and pollutants. Communities are taking action—on Hawai‘i Island, the small, but strong community in Puakō is setting out to change the trajectory for its coral reefs and, could… Continue Reading →

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