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Recent Grant Listing:
Nearshore Marine Resource Conservation

2013 Marine Grants

Total: $1,130,900.00

Kua`aina Ulu Auamo (KUA)

Building What Works 4: Strengthening the Management of the E Alu Pu Network for Greater Impact (2 year proposal)

$550,400.00

Lanikai Beach and Park Foundation, Inc.

Biological, human use, and cultural assessment of the coral reef ecosystem of Lanikai to inform education and outreach and management decision-making

$60,000.00

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Building capacity for effective conservation of coral reefs adjacent to the Wahikuli and Honokowai watersheds

$85,500.00

Nature Conservancy of Hawaii

This project will build capacity for local marine resource management in 12 coastal communities and measure the effectiveness of their conservation efforts

$400,000.00

Pacific American Foundation

Tie-off grant for a bilingual 'aina/kai stewardship program based in Anahola Bay, Kauai focused on revitalizing local fishing traditions and cultural resource management practices for subsistence, recreational, and educational purposes.        

$35,000.00

   

2012 Marine Grants

Total: $530,200.00

Coral Reef Alliance

Engaging West Maui businesses to improve nearshore water quality by increasing wastewater reuse

$20,000.00

Hawaii Community Foundation

Building Environmental Philanthropic Capacity in Hawaii: Phase 2

$18,000.00

Hawaii Conservation Alliance Foundation

Support to Develop Hawai'i's Watershed Snapshot- An Integrated Place-Based Assessment to Catalyze Resilient Ecosystems Across the Hawaiian Islands.

$95,000.00

Kailua High School

Support for The Kailua High School Robotics Team to compete at the MATE International ROV Competition in Orlando, Florida, June 21-23,2012.

$10,000.00

Malama Maunalua

Building a community-based plan for the marine resources in Maunalua Bay.

$30,000.00

Polynesian Voyaging Society (Hokule`a's Statewide Sail)

Documentation of community-based coastal restoration during the Statewide Sail to prepare educational connections and curriculum prior to our Worldwide Voyage.

$29,400.00

University of Hawaii Foundation

Community Co-Management with the Department of Land and Natural Resources: A project to build long-term capacity and to develop a process for Community Based Subsistence Fishing Area (CBSFA) designation

$258,458.00

University of Hawaii Foundation

"Resources Enforcement Law Fellowship" to support State Department of Land & Natural Resources, Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE)

$69,342.00

2011 Marine Grants

Total: $1,980,120.00

DOCARE Special Fund

Partial support for the establishment of three Fisheries Enforcement Patrols in the Main Hawaiian Islands to improve the health of nearshore ecosystems

$400,000.00

Environment Hawaii

Investigation of sewage treatment plants and enforcement of permit terms for Maui Island by state DOH

$10,000.00

Grantee to be Determined

For Building What Works: Strengthening the Management of the E Alu Pu Network for Greater Impact

$125,000.00

Ka Honua Momona (KHM) International

Partial support for Kauhale o Molokai - a sustainable building project at the forefront of the green building movement in Hawaii including an office, bathhouse, and two traditional structures.

$127,120.00

Malama Kai Foundation

Expanding nearshore resource management at the individual, community, and public-private partnership levels

$50,000.00

Nature Conservancy of Hawaii

For Working with Local Communities to Protect and Restore Hawaii's Marine Resources for Hawaii's People

$400,000.00

Nature Conservancy of Hawaii

Partial support for a Honolulu Magazine insert announcing the new watershed-scale DLNR initiative

$5,000.00

Nature Conservancy of Hawaii

Support for large-scale invasive algae removal in Kaneohe Bay and re take algae removal to scale, work with the state to re-introduce native sea urchins and restore the reefs of Kaneohe Bay.

$500,000.00

Oahu Research Conservation and Development

For Building What Works: Strengthening the Management of the E Alu Pu Network for Greater Impact

$100,000.00

Oahu Research Conservation and Development

For the Hawaii Community Stewardship Network's project, Building What Works: Strengthening the Management of the E Alu Pu Network for Greater Impact

$125,000.00

Pacific American Foundation

Support for the Ke Kaiaulu O Anahola Bilingual Ocean Resource Management And Conservation Project

$25,000.00

Reef Check Hawaii

A one-time grant for start-up support for the Eyes of the Reef community reporting network's website development and volunteer monitoring program

$3,000.00

Tri-Isle Resouce Conservation and Developement Council

Empowering concerned citizens, families, and fishers to manage and protect Maui's nearshore marine resources through implementation of the Maui Nui Marine Resource Council (MNMRC) Strategic Plan

$45,000.00

University of Hawaii Foundation

For the 'Ô'io Tagging Project

$60,000.00

University of Hawaii Foundation

For a matching and final grant to support the Pacific Center for Environmental Studies

$5,000.00

2010 Marine Grants

Total: $449,697.00

Hanalei Watershed Hui

For Integrated Resource Management Action and Community Resiliency Plan for Hanalei

$20,000.00

Hui `O Ko`olaupoko

For improvement of water quality while building social capital via the engagement and education of Windward residents.

$75,000.00

Malama Pupukea Waimea

For a one-time challenge grant to build the organizational capacity of this voluntary marine conservation organization in the Waimea and Pupukea ahupua`a

$50,000.00

Na Kama Kai

For the 2010 Christmas card sponsored donation recipient to empower youth by conducting ocean-based programs in Windward Oahu

$2,500.00

Oahu Research Conservation and Development

Support for a workshop to learn lessons for Hawaii from the California Marine Life Protection Act Process

$11,000.00

Tri-Isle Resource Conservation and Development Council

A challenge grant to build Malama Maunalua's capacity to restore Maunalua Bay and its adjacent watersheds

$25,000.00

Tri-Isle Resource Conservation and Development Council (Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources for the Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement)

For Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) accreditation for Hawaii DLNR - Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE)

$60,000.00

Tri-Isle Resource Conservation and Development Council

For Roi Round-up, a grassroots effort to conserve native fisheries through the removal of three introduced, invasive species, including roi (Peacock Grouper), toau (Blacktail Snapper), and taape (Blue-line Snapper.)

$10,000.00

Tri-Isle Resource Conservation and Development Council

For community outreach to fishing leaders and other user groups by the Maui Nui Marine Resource Council

$10,000.00

University of Hawaii Foundation

For the Waikiki Ecosystem Restoration Project (Phase II)

$80,000.00

University of Hawaii Foundation

For the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program: Community Based Marine and Coastal Resource Sustainable Use Project 2010-2011

$106,197.00