IAN facilitates Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Report Card workshop
IAN kicked off the workshop for the Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Report Card January 23-24th in Honolulu, Hawaii. This is the third report card for the NOAA Coral Reef Report Card project, following the pilots in American Samoa
. Heath, Caroline, and Alex facilitated the workshop with about 30 participants including people from NOAA
, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources
, University of Hawaii
, The Nature Conservancy
, and Conservation International
. The workshop included great information and discussions about values, threats, indicators, and key stories for Hawaii's coral reefs, including the main Hawaiian Islands and the protected, un-inhabited northwestern Hawaiian islands.