University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program
UH Sea Grant supports an innovative program of research, extension, education, and communication services directed to the improved understanding and stewardship of coastal and marine resources. Realizing the necessity of collaboration to address coastal resource issues, UH Sea Grant also provides links between academia, federal, state and local government agencies, industries, and local community members. UH Sea Grant focuses on addressing pressing issues related to the health and well-being of our coasts and coastal economies including Sustainable Coastal Development, Hazard Resilience in Coastal Communities, and Sustainable Coastal Tourism.
To learn more about the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, please visit their website at: http://seagrant.soest.hawaii.edu/
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources
The mission of the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is to “enhance, protect, conserve and manage Hawaii’s unique and limited natural, cultural and historic resources held in public trust for current and future generations of the people of Hawaii nei, and its visitors, in partnership with others from the public and private sectors.” The DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) is responsible for overseeing approximately 2 million acres of private and public lands that lie within the State Land Use Conservation District. In addition, to privately and publicly zoned Conservation District lands, OCCL is responsible for overseeing beach and marine lands out to the seaward extent of the State’s jurisdiction.
To learn more about the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, please visit their website at: http://hawaii.gov/dlnr/
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District
The Honolulu District, founded in 1905, has the largest area of geographic responsibility of any District in the Corps of Engineers. The Honolulu District’s area of operations is enormous – crossing five time zones, the international dateline and approximately 12 million square miles of the Pacific Ocean – and includes the territories of Guam, American Samoa and CNMI as well as the Freely Associated States including the Republic of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The Honolulu District has seven primary missions: Military Construction, Civil Works, Interagency and International Services, Real Estate, Regulatory, Environmental Services and Emergency Management. Honolulu District is a full-service district, well prepared to provide a wide range of timely, effective, innovative solutions to meet our customers’ engineering, construction and environmental needs. Honolulu District offers project management, design, construction management, contracting, cost engineering and more.
To learn more about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, please visit their website at: http://www.poh.usace.army.mil/Home.aspx