Voyage to Kure

French Frigate Shoals

Jean-Michel Cousteau and expedition team diver Holly Lohuis, examine coral growth off French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Terns

A pair of terns on French Frigate Shoals. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Giant Tabletop Coral

The Ocean Futures Society film expedition team found healthy giant tabletop coral in the waters off French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Green Sea Turtles

Endangered Green Sea Turtles basked in the sun on the beach at French Frigate Shoals. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Green Sea Turtles

Endangered Green Sea Turtles basked in the sun on the beach at French Frigate Shoals. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Hawaiian Monk Seals

Endangered Monk Seals fight for territory on the beach at French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Hawaiian Monk Seals

Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals basking on the beach at Tern Island, French Frigate Shoals. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Life aboard The Searcher

Ronda Friend, the galley cook, and Holly Lohuis, retrieve food and supplies from the dry center bilge, aboard the Searcher. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

French Frigate Shoals

Jean-Michel Cousteau and expedition team member Holly Lohuis, dive over the pristine reefs of French Frigate Shoals. Note the large size of the Giant Table Coral. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

La Perouse Pinnacle

The expedition film team diving off La Perouse Pinnacle, French Frigate Shoals: Yves Lefevre, cameraman, Holly Lohuis and Jean-Michel, and Ed Cassano, with underwater lights. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

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