• Hoʻolaukanaka i ka leo o nā manu
    The voice of birds give the feeling of being inhabited.
    Life is made happy by the voice of many birds

    -ʻŌlelo Noʻeau #804

As a co-trustee of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, the State of Hawai‘i, Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) - Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is committed to restoring native biodiversity and seabird populations on Kure Atoll. 


Apply for Kure Field Camps

Seasonal Volunteer Announcement for Kure Atoll

Interested in a meaningful and fulfilling opportunity in seabird conservation? Come apply for Kure Field Camps!

Primary responsibilities include: Invasive plant removal; Big-headed ant monitoring; Laysan duck monitoring; native plant propagation and out-planting; vegetation surveys; seabird surveys and assisting with banding events; Hawaiian monk seal monitoring; marine debris removal; data collection and entry; weekly meetings. Additionally, all staff will help with regular camp maintenance and chores outside of regular work hours.

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What We Do

Our Work

Green Island, the atoll’s only permanent island, is the state of Hawai‘i’s most significant seabird sanctuary with 18 seabird species totaling over 100,000 nesting birds.  The role of Kure Atoll Conservancy (KAC) is to provide critical funding that supports all aspects of the State of Hawaiiʻs Kure Atoll Wildlife Sanctuary research field station operations, logistics, and personnel.

Explore Kure

Find out more about the Kure community–camp life, facilities, plants, seabirds, and wildlife.