• Together, we must never forget to do our job in the way that is worthy of the place

    Aulani Wilhelm


Kure Atoll Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting ongoing State of Hawaii habitat restoration and other wildlife management programs that enhance biological diversity, ecosystem health, and cultural resources of Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Archipelago.


The organization’s vision is to develop additional funding through proposal writing and donor requests to conduct the following:

Habitat Restoration

Native plant propagation, eradication of invasive species, removal of human-made structures and marine debris.

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Pollution Reduction

Clean up anthropogenic materials causing harm to birds, mammals, and native plants.

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Outreach Education

Collaborate with ongoing education programs in Hawaii, produce high quality media to support the mission, give presentations to the public and schools, share knowledge of Kure Atoll both nationally and internationally

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Cultural Studies & Practices

Facilitate and expand cultural knowledge and practice on Kure Atoll

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Natural Resource Protection & Monitoring

Collaborate with government agencies, universities, non-profit organizations, and other stakeholders to monitor and study the health of bird, mammal, arthropod, and plant populations as well as the coral reef ecosystem of Kure Atoll

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Conservation Management & Biosecurities

The research, management, strategies, and quarantine methods that drive the overall conservation effort on Kure Atoll. 

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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.

Check it out for more information.