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Sea Turtle Stranding Response and Rescue

In partnership with NOAA Fisheries, Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute (MOCMI) responds to reports and rescues sick and injured sea turtles in South Maui from Ma’alaea to Makena.

To report a sick or injured sea turtle in South Maui, please call:

MOCMI’s Sea Turtle Rescue Hotline


Statewide Stranding and Reporting Hotline



It’s OK to Help!

We understand that accidental interactions can happen when fishing, even when fishermen are fishing responsibly. To help reduce additional injury or death to accidentally caught turtles, fishermen are encouraged to follow these best practice guidelines.