We believe that it is important to connect scientific data to our local communities. Maui Nui Marine Resource Council also authors reports, white papers and research studies. We are always adding to this page, so check back for the latest Hawaii reef research.
Information for Snorkelers & Divers
Coral Reef Reports
Maui Coral Reef Recovery Plans
A realistic, community-based approach to restoring Maui’s coral reefs.
Declining Trend Reports
A comprehensive report summarizing Maui coral reef data collected from 1993 – 2015.
Division of Aquatic Resources Annual Monitoring Report
Annual coral reef and fish monitoring report released by Hawaii’s Division of Aquatic Resources.
Managing Maui’s Dynamic Shorelines
Maui coastal erosion overview (as presented by Tara Owens of the Maui County Planning Department)
Water Quality Reports
Options to Improve Wasterwater Management in South Maui
2016 MNMRC publication evaluating options to improve wastewater management in South Maui.
Maui Water Quality, A Comparative Study for Lahaina and Kihei
Study comparing Lahaina and Kihei water quality.
2016 State of Hawaii Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report Draft
Biennial report of state-wide water quality monitoring by the Hawaii Department of Health.