Kahi Kai (‘one ocean’ in native Hawai’ian) is an online community designed to connect the oceans of the world by promoting communication and interaction between students, scientists, artists, journalists, politicians, fishermen, divers, surfers and everyone who is interested and committed to the fascinating, mysterious and endagered marine world. Join the Kahi Kai community to establish and reinforce contacts between co-workers, friends and current/future collaborators of the same domains or across disciplines. Connect to people from all around the world sharing one and the same passion…

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May 2014 - Cristina Veresan honored with a 2014 Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship!

Cristina Veresan from Honolulu (Hawaii, USA) and volunteer at Kahi Kai honored with a 2014 Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship from National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions.

Congratulations Cristina!!!

Cristina Veresan honored with a 2014 Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship!

March 2014 - Kahi Kai Images wins the 2014 EMBO Journal Cover Contest!

From 800 entries, the close-up of the Portugese Man O War (Phsalia physalis) by Kahi Kai co-founder Eric Röttinger has been awarded the best non scientific image in the 2014 edition of the international EMBO Journal Cover Contest.

Congratulations Eric!!!

Kahi Kai Images wins the 2014 EMBO Journal Cover Contest!

DECEMBER 2013 - Mele Kalikimaka me ka Hau’oli Makahiki Hou 2014!

The entire Kahi Kai team wishes, you, your family and your friends relaxing holidays! - Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2014!

Mahalo for your continuous support since we started our project!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2014

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2013 - Our 2014 Calendars are available now!

To see thumbnails of this calendar, please click HERE To order your copy today simply click on the image below. Mahalo for your support!

Kahi Kai Calendar 2014

MAY 2013 - Sculpins party from Oregon, Logbook by Kimberly Tice

Sculpins are a diverse family of mostly bottom-living fishes that are related to scorpionfishes. They are particularly diverse in the North Pacific, especially in tide pools.

To read Kim’s Logbook entry, please click the on the image below.

Sculpins party from Oregon

Financial, material and logistical support is kindly provided by:

    Atherton Family Foundation   |   European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB)   |   Kewalo Marine Laboratory

Special thanks to our Partners for ongoing or past projects:

    CellScope   |   Kahi Kai Images   |   Va’a Motu Project   |   Pacific Voyaging Society (PVS) - Hokulea   |   Kai Makana   |   Tara Oceans   |   Alchimie Méditerrannée   |   Kemm - Sciences Marines

You can support Kahi Kai at no cost for you simply by ordering through our Affiliated Partners

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