The Hawaiian coral reef:Important, but threatened
Stretching for more than 1200 miles (2000 km) in the Central Pacific, Hawaiian coral reefs account for about 85 percent of all coral reefs in the United States. Because it is under water and not visible, the importance of the reef remains largely hidden – including its importance not only to the ocean environment and its inhabitants, but also to humans
Snorkeling in Hawaii
Hawaii is a snorkeling paradise. No matter where you are in Hawaii, you will find excellent snorkeling beaches all over. There are two ways to go snorkeling in Hawaii – on your own or with a snorkeling tour company.