HONOLULU (KHON2) — Researchers at the University of Hawaii created a way for ocean goers to help monitor the health of coral.
Are you ready for hurricane season, find local resources and preparation advice here
It is a waterproof card that you can use to see if coral is healthy.
The Hawaiian Koa (coral) Card is free.
It can be picked up at the Division of Aquatic Resources Offices on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Big Island and other places.
The card has colors representing various stages of coral bleaching. Ocean goers can report what they find online at the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System at http://www.pacioos.hawaii.edu/projects/coral-card/#submit.
Latest Stories on KHON2
- Bill proposes tax exemption for Maui vacation rental owners who help wildfire survivors
- Disney has ‘room to build another Disneyland’ in California city, chairman says
- American diplomat Henry Kissinger dies at 100
- Saint Louis will have new head football coach in 2024
- Man arrested after protesters try to confront Transportation Secretary Buttigieg at Michigan event