Onipa'a: Protecting Mokauea

A short film by Daymien Bunao about the history of Mokauea Island, its political struggles and its ongoing restoration.

Mokauea Island - A Historical Study

Mokauea Island - A Historical Study was written by Nathan Napoka for the Historic Preservation Office in 1976. The report is a continuation into the inquiry on the historical significance of the area as a fishing community.

Life on O‘ahu’s Last Traditional Fishing Village

A study of life on Mokauea Island written by Josiah Patterson. The article gives a snapshot of life on the island which is a sharp contrast to the "modernization" of Honolulu as well as delving into Mokauea's history.

The Mokauea Fishpond Project

The Mokauea Fishpond Project: A Beginning - the History, the Accomplishments from September 1980 through March 1981.

HIKI NŌ Episode #803 - Mokauea Island

In an ongoing partnership between Mililani Middle School and the caretakers of Mokauea Island, the students designed and built a water catchment system to help bring sustainability to the island.

About Mokauea Island

Tide Charts

See predictions of the tides for Honolulu from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Mokauea Weather Station

The Mokauea Weather Station is located on Mokauea Island and monitors various climatic parameters, including rain, wind speed/direction and temperature/humidity. Information is sent to the Mililani Portal that you can view by clicking here.

Aqua Kids TV

Aqua Kids is a children's television program which seeks to educate young people about the importance of protecting marine environments and the animals that live there. The show visited Mokauea Island in 2012, you can see the episode below.

The Sand Island Story

The Sand Island Story is a 24-minute documentary produced in 1981 by Windward Video (Victoria Keith & Jerry Rochford). It was shot in 1979 & 1980 and documents 4 months of Sand Island residents attempts to forestall eviction by the State of Hawai'i.