Natural History Organizations

Here is an alphabetical listing of natural history, conservation, and environmental organizations (that we are aware of) on Maui Nui or that do work throughout all the Hawaiian Islands. If you are aware of one that we missed, please let us know! We’d love to add it.

General Conservation

Hawaii Department of Lands and Natural Resources (

Hawai’i Conservation Alliance (

Maui Invasive Species Committee (

Maui Nui Seabird Recovery Project (

Sierra Club of Hawai’i (

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii  ( (marine debris)

Marine Focus

Coral Reef Alliance (

DLNR – Division of Aquatic Resources (

Maui Nui Marine Resource Council (

Hawaii Association for Marine Education & Research  (

Hawaiian Hawksbill Conservation (

Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute (

Oceanwide Science Institute (  (marine debris;

Surfrider Foundation (Maui Chapter) (

Land Focused

Auwahi Forest Restoration Project (

Friends of Haleakala National Park (

Hawai’i Ant Lab (

Hawai’i Audubon Society (

Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (

Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project (

‘Ope’ape’a (Hawaiian Hoary Bat,

Pueo Project (Hawaiian Owl,

Pu’u Kukui Watershed Preserve (Lahaina,

The Outdoor Circle (“Branch” Chapter has closed)

Mauna Kahālāwai Watershed Partnership (West Maui Watershed focus)

East Maui Watershed Partnership (

Leeward Haleakala Watershed Restoration Partnership (

Global Projects

iNaturalist (citizen science, biodiversity;

Globe at Night (citizen science, light pollution; https://