UH Hilo Oysters Will Clean Water at Sand Island

(11/13/19)

Water clarity and quality at Sand Island, Honolulu will be improved using a natural resource — oysters.

Baskets of native oysters cultured at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resource Center were placed in the water at Honolulu Community College’s Marine Education Training Center (METC) and the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s mooring area during ceremonies in October, according to a UH press release.

Students from Farrington High School‘s marine science classes contributed to the project by measuring and then..........................................................


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