Eyes on the reefs

  • Terry Lilley / Special to The Garden Island

    Partners with Reef Guardian Hawaii secured funding to do a chemical testing study at Anini Beach following a fall coral bleaching event they documented, above.

  • Terry Lilley / Special to The Garden Island

    Some black band disease on rice coral at Anini is seen last month.

LIHUE — The sediment in Anini’s shallow lagoon could be saturated with heavy metals, according to results from a study conducted through volunteers with the nonprofit Reef Guardians Hawaii.

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