Connecting you with the nature and culture of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands through education and outreach, in support of Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge, part of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
Masked booby and chick (photo from Ilana Nimz)
Every person is empowered and takes action to continue the story of Papahānaumokuākea.
Juvenile Masked booby trio on a Honu (Green sea turtle) on Lisianski Island (Photo from Ilana Nimz)
- Increase understanding and create appreciation for the natural and cultural resources
- Maintain improved relationship with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and support projects within Papahānaumokuākea through advocacy and fundraising
- Find and develop partnerships to advocate for and educate about Papahānaumokuākea
- Compel the public to take ownership of and action for the wildlife refuge system
Our Friends of Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge logo was designed by world-renowned nature artist Patrick Ching in collaboration with founding board member Nicole Galase.