Support PacIOOS Today!

At PacIOOS, we believe that coastal and ocean data and information help save lives and protect livelihoods and resources. Your donation will support our mission to empower ocean users and stakeholders throughout the Pacific Islands by providing accurate and reliable coastal and ocean information, tools, and services that are easy to access and use. Any amount, small or large, will help make a positive difference.

PacIOOS wave buoys PacIOOS water quality sensor Outreach

Staff deploy a PacIOOS wave buoy off Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu.

A PacIOOS water quality sensor off Pohnpei, FSM.

PacIOOS participates in a community outreach event.

PacIOOS wave buoys
PacIOOS water quality sensor
FY21 Breakdown

The majority of the budget directly supports observations, models, & data management.


Join the Friends of PacIOOS with a secure online donation today. You may also mail a check to the address provided below. All donations are tax-deductible. PacIOOS is based within the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaiʻi; therefore, all donations will be carefully processed by the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation. Rest assured, your donation will directly support the PacIOOS mission.

PacIOOS receives its base funding from the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System. In addition, grants and donations help to enhance the program. More than 80% of all expenses directly support our observations, models, and data management.

If you have any questions regarding PacIOOS, or you wish to support a specific part of our program, please contact Melissa Iwamoto, PacIOOS Director, at 808-956-6556 or at

Friends of PacIOOS
c/o University of Hawaiʻi Foundation
PO Box 11270
Honolulu, HI 96828-0270