PACRC Projects & Programs

Aerial view of PACRC facility at Keaukaha
The Hilo breakwater can be seen just beyond the PACRC facility at Keaukaha.

The Pacific Aquaculture & Coastal Resources Center's mission is to advance long-term sustainable use and conservation of coastal areas worldwide through aquaculture and resource management. The Center promotes excellence and innovation in interdisciplinary scientific research, public policy initiatives, outreach activities, and education. The PACRC is a project of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo in cooperation with the County of Hawaiʻi, the Keaukaha Community Association, and the UH Sea Grant College Program.