Scientists Chart Opihi on Papahānaumokuākea Shoreline

Aug 27, 2013

Researchers Patrick Springer, Mikala Minn and Kim Morishige count intertidal invertebrates and limu (algae) in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Credit Kehau Springer
‘Opihi on the rocky shoreline of LaPerouse Pinnacles.
Credit NOAA / ONMS

A team of ten scientists and conservationists returned home after spending two weeks studying opihi populations on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. HPR’s Molly Solomon spoke with the lead researcher and has this report.