Meteorologist Gavin Shigesato said: "It is much too early to confidently determine which, if any, of the main Hawaiian islands
will be directly impacted by Lane."
In addition, although the total length of systematic survey effort during the HICEAS in 2010 (16,145 km) was similar to that of the HICEAS in 2002 (17,050 km), survey coverage within the pelagic portion of the Hawaiian Islands EEZ was somewhat greater in 2010 than in 2002 because 3350 km of the HICEAS in 2002 was dedicated to an intensive survey of the main Hawaiian Islands
There are only about 1,100 Hawaiian monk seals left in the wild, including 150 to 200 in the main Hawaiian Islands
In addition to the usual maps, insider tourist tips, resources, and enticing color photos of the main Hawaiian islands
, the guide includes a scorecard and self-test for determining vacation style and island by priorities: e.g., beginner snorkeling, family beaches, babe and hunk beaches, botanical gardens, hikes, and inspiring holy places.
Some of the reefs in the Florida Keys and the main Hawaiian Islands
aren't in particularly good shape, nor are they all that good in the U.S.
It is the oldest, most northern, of the main Hawaiian islands
and when Bill Gates, the richest man in the world got married he took over the entire island for his wedding.
Holo Holo is the only commercial snorkel-tour boat that makes a daily practice of leaving the main Hawaiian Islands
. As the catamaran turns to port and aims its twin hulls at the open sea, it touches the threshold of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument, the nation's newest--established this June--and most remote national marine monument.
In the following year, Vernon Brock and Theodore Chamberlain, of the University of Hawaii, discovered a small bed of Corallium secundum off Makapuu, Oahu in the main Hawaiian Islands
, again at depths near 400 m (Grigg, 1974, 1993) (Fig.
The new sanctuary, home to the endemic Hawaiian monk seal, sea turtles and migratory humpback whales, includes ten atolls and tiny islands northwest of the main Hawaiian islands
. Within the zone, 15 special preservation areas, representing about five per cent of the total, have been designated.
With turtle hunting continuing unabated throughout the main Hawaiian Islands
, Balazs worried that the population had little chance of recovery.
The three currently listed as overfished in the main Hawaiian Islands
are onaga, ehu and hapu'u.
The chain is broken into two groups: the Northwestern Hawaiian islands, running from the oldest, Kure, in the northwest, to Nihoa; and the eight main Hawaiian islands
, from the oldest, Niihau and Kauai, through Oahu, Molokai, Maui, Lanai, and Kahoolawe, to the youngest island in the southeast, the island of Hawaii itself.