Identify thermally tolerant coral stocks for restoration of reefs in Oahu to enhance shoreline protection from wave and storm energy. Project will propagate resilient corals in nurseries and partner in the out-planting at three sites to test the efficacy of this strategy and evaluate best practices to increase restoration efforts across the state.
NFWF Grant Profile
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Enhance Coastal Protection with Resilient Coral Reefs along Oahu (HI)
University of Hawaii
Airport, Kane’ohe Bay, and Maunalua Bay, O’ahu, Hawai’i