Program Goal: To provide year-round water quality information to residents and visitors of Hawai'i Island, supplementing the water quality results provided by the Hawaii Department of Health.
Local Partners: Two chapters work together to provide water quality information on Hawai'i Island. Hilo Chapter volunteers also collect samples from local beaches and drop them off to a private lab to be tested. Chapter volunteers from the Kona Chapter collect samples and drop them off to a lab at Microbiology Consulting Services, LLC to be processed.
Sampling Frequency & Season: Monthly, Year-Round
State Beach Water Quality Monitoring Information: Hawaii Department of Health