The 41st Annual Albert J. Tester Symposium took place last weekend. It was a fun three days of excellent student talks, bookended by fantastic lectures from Dolph Schluter (this year's keynote speaker), and followed by an awards banquet at the beautiful Waikiki Aquarium.
Vanessa K. Zapeda, who earned her Marine Biology degree in 2014, played an instrumental role in the discovery of the bacterium Terasakiispira papahanumokuakeensis in a pond in the Pearl and Hermes Atoll.
Research ship stumbles on shipwreck while diving in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Six Marine Option Program students were aboard the Hi’ialakai in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands when a three-person dive team found the Mission San Miguel, an oil tanker that disappeared 60 years ago and has remained untouched since.