2nd Hawaiʻi Coral Restoration Symposium + Bleaching Workshop
HIMB Forms & Logistics

The Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) is located on Coconut Island (also known as Moku o Loʻe), which is a small 29-acre island in Kāne'ohe Bay on Oʻahu. More information: HIMB Website

  • Personal rain gear (if needed)
  • Footwear that is comfortable and can get muddy
  • A warm layer for the air-conditioned classroom
  • A reusable water bottle and/or coffee mug

It will be a short walk from where the Ka Noelo Kai drops you off
to the classrooms. If time permits, there will be an optional walking tour of HIMB.

We will be providing a catered lunch, water and coffee.
Vegetarian and vegan options will be available, but
those with more specific dietary restrictions are encouraged
to bring their own lunch. Limited refrigerator space is available
with access to a microwave if needed. There are no food
purchasing options at HIMB other than one vending machine.

Internet access will be available. The network name and password
will be provided upon arrival.

HIMB Housing Information - The Lanai Suites are $80/night for 4

twin beds; but it is common for only 1-2 people to stay in one room.
The dorm options are $25/bed/night but expect to have roommates.

Please reserve housing online with “Dr. Crawford Drury” as your sponsor.
You will not be charged until you arrive. Your reservation will not be approved until you fill out the paperwork described above, including the Online Visitor Form and the HIMB Waiver (fill out ALL sections if you are staying at HIMB). You will be sent alternative parking/shuttle boat information if you reserve housing at HIMB. HOUSING IS NOT GUARANTEED SO BOOK EARLY.

The closest hotel is Paradise Bay Resort. Otherwise, you could opt for an
airbnb/VRBO rental in Kaneohe. Another option is to stay in Waikiki/Honolulu, but that is a 30-45 min commute, often with traffic.

This 2-day symposium and workshop is FREE for attendees.

Please contact Kira Hughes with the Gates Coral Lab at kirawa@hawaii.edu . We are looking forward to your visit!

Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology
Heʻeia Kea Small Boat Harbor
Ka Noelo Kai
Lanai Suites at HIMB