This timeline shows the events that changed Kaneohe Bay environmentally, mostly in terms of water pollution.
(Orange-Events with negative effects on Kaneohe Bay;
Blue- Events with positive effect on Kaneohe Bay)
This event has worsened the water pollution and started the rapid growth of the native bubbly algae Dictyosphaeria cavernosa, which killed off many coral and continues to do so.
This law states that you cannot pollute the water without a permit.
Added amendments to the Clean Water Act of 1972.
Vacuums called "Super Suckers" suck up invasive algae and seaweed, then Hawaiian collectors sea urchins are placed on the rest of the seaweed to keep it from growing.
This is one of the programs that helps Kaneohe Bay. The taro patches trap storm flows and sedimentation from reaching Kaneohe Bay.
This is the first large outbreak of the Montipora White Syndrome in Kaneohe Bay. It has continued to this day.
This is crucial to the water quality because less alcohol in the water means less water pollution.