Hurricane Lane weakened on its approach to Oahu and became a tropical storm. However, the possibility of rain, wind and flooding exists as it passes to the south and west. The institute suffered no damages and will reopen Monday.
Mother humpback whale and her newborn calf, with blood visible in the water from the birth. Photo: HIMB Marine Mammal Research Program. NOAA permit: #20311-01.
More complex habitats tend to contain more species. Reef fishes and brittlestars using corals as habitat and for protection. Credit: Damaris Torres-Pulliza.