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Donation Recipients

We are continuing a long term project to ensure that legitimate scientists receive the funds they need to conduct research to understand Hawaii's marine environment.

Our 100% Research Direct Program is a voluntary program whereby guests can donate to scientific researchers who are currently studying marine life and publishing peer-reviewed papers. 100% of all money donated to this Research Direct Program goes to the science professionals-none to director salaries or administrative fees. 100% of gift shop profits from each HOP excursion are also donated to 100% Research Direct.

Since HOP's inception, we have directly contributed over $80,000 to scientific marine life investigation, and we continue to cultivate the relationships we have established with these well-respected marine researchers.

We are currently supporting the work of Mark and Debbie Ferrari of The Center for Whale Studies, Dr. Joseph Mobley of Marine Mammal Research Consultants, Ltd. and the University of Hawaii, Dr. Meagan Jones of Whale Trust, Dr. Robin Baird of Cascadia Research Collective, and Jill Mickelsen of Hawaii Whale Research Foundation.

One of our additional goals is to gather a coalition of businesses island-wide to spur contributions to the researchers. In return, Hawaii Ocean Project will promote participating businesses to their on-board guests.

To donate to 100% Research Direct, click here.


Research Direct recipients are respected, peer-reviewed, and published.

Dr. Joe Mobley

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Dr. Meagan Jones

Whale Trust

Jill Mickelsen

Hawaii Whale Research
Foundation

Mark & Debbie Ferrari

The Center for Whale Studies

Dr. Robin W. Baird

Cascadia
Research Collective

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