The Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute’s vision includes greatly expands educational outreach within the community. Building on the Maui Ocean Center’s 20 year history of working with the University of Hawaii Maui College and local elementary and high schools, the Institute will offer internship opportunities to those who wish to pursue a career in the marine sciences and contribute to the Institute’s conservation and preservation efforts.
Whether instilling a love and appreciation for the ocean and its creatures to preschoolers or contributing to a student’s pursuit of a Master’s degree, the Institute will offer once in a lifetime opportunities to those seeking their place in the world of marine sciences and conservation. Moreover, the Institute will develop relationships with local stakeholders and members of the community in sharing the message of caring for Hawaii’s marine environment.
Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle Blood Work
To rescue, rehabilitate and release threatened and endangered Hawaiian sea turtles, maintain a repository for rare and endemic Hawaiian corals and to provide educational opportunities in marine sciences and conservation at all levels.