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Sectors: Haena -- Hanalei -- Na Pali -- Poipū

Only one CRAMP site, Hoai Bay, has been established in the Po‘ipū Sector.

Geographic Name: Hoai Bay

CRAMP Site Code: KaHoa

Geographic Coordinates: 

Po‘ipū Coast, Island of Kaua‘i.

21° 52.7‘N, 159° 28.4‘ W

Chart showing the Po‘ipū coastline. The red arrow indicates the location of the transect site.

Chart showing the Po‘ipū coastline. The red arrow indicates the location of the transect site. (Click image for larger view.)

Photoquadrat from the Ho‘ai Bay 3m transect. Photoquadrat from the Ho‘ai Bay 10m transect.

Ho‘ai Bay, Kaua‘i 3m

Total coral cover: 10.8% 

Species Richness: 4

Dominant Species: Porites lobata

Ho‘ai Bay, Kaua‘i 10m

Total coral cover: 3.2% 

Species Richness:5 

Dominant Species: Pocillopora meandrina

Photoquadrats from the Ho‘ai Bay site.

Aerial Photography of the Po‘ipū Sector.

4-14-1960 R.M. Towill aerial photo of Po‘ipū.

4-14-1960 R.M. Towill aerial photo of Po‘ipū. (Click image for larger view.)

7-28-1987 Airsurvey aerial photo of Po‘ipū.

7-28-1987 Airsurvey aerial photo of Po‘ipū.

9-15-1992 Airsurvey aerial photo of Po‘ipū.

9-15-1992 Airsurvey aerial photo of Po‘ipū.

9-15-1992 Airsurvey aerial photo of Po‘ipū. (Click images for larger views.)

1999 NOAA aerial photo of Po‘ipū.

1999 NOAA aerial photo of Po‘ipū.

Study Site Summary of Results

 

Last Update: 02/23/2011

By: Dan Lager

Hawai‘i  Coral Reef Assessment & Monitoring Program

Hawai‘i  Institute of Marine Biology

P.O. Box 1346

Kāne‘ohe, HI 96744

808-236-7440 phone

808-236-7443 fax

email: jokiel@hawaii.edu