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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Kahawai Ola
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):



Contact Information
Name:Scott Larned Street:P.O. Box 1346
City: KaneoheState: Hawaii
Zip Code:96744-Phone: 808 236-7440
Email:slarned@hawaii.eduWeb site1:http://
Fax: 808 236-7443Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? No

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):4
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $1000 Year monitoring began: 1995

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
Donations Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?No Is it state-approved?No
EPA-approved? No

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Kahawai Ola monitors stations in areas of varied land use (forest, residential, wetland, estuarine) on Haiku and Heeia streams on the windward side of Oahu. We also monitor the input of stream-derived nutrients and sediments into a coral reef ecosystem,

Environments monitored:
Coral Reef, Estuary, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Chloride, Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Hardness, pH, Rainfall, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Chlorophyll

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
Education 
Advocacy 
Research Our program
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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