Coral Reefs and the Forest

Feb 3, 2016

Pelekane Watershed, South Kohala-Mauka to Makai.
Credit Paul Jokiel

It is often said that the coral reefs of Hawaiʻi are the tropical rainforests of the ocean. Just as the land forests of the Hawaiian islands are home to an incredibly diverse selection of ecosystems, so too are the coral reefs.

Christopher Phillips explains...