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View Resource Natural History of Hawaii

The first Web site (1) is a ThinkQuest entry designed by students from Kapolei Elementary School. Although it's geared toward kids, it offers a great overview of the natural history of Hawaii that should benefit anyone not already familiar with the islands. The next Web site (2), from the Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, outlines the alien species situation in Hawaii and presents a 10-point...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/1018
View Resource Voyage to Kure

The documentary film "Voyage to Kure" follows Jean-Michel Cousteau's team expedition to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, chronicling "the exploration of one of the last pristine coral reefs in the Pacific, a glimpse of paradise before the people." In this Web site from Ocean Futures Society, visitors can follow the expedition online with reports from the field, photos, and more. The site also...

http://www.oceanfutures.org/exploration/films/ocean-adventur...
View Resource The Other Hawaii

When most people envision Hawaii, they may conjure up ideas of surfing, pineapple, the island of Oahu, and other tourist-brochure inspired images. Turning some of those ideas on their head is this intriguing voyage (sponsored and documented in part by the Honolulu Advertiser) to the sometimes-neglected northwestern Hawaiian Islands on the voyaging canoe Hokule'a. On the website, visitors can learn...

http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/specials/hokulea/