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Papahānaumokuākea Information Management System (PIMS)

PIMS Screen CapturePIMS is a web portal that provides managers, researchers and the public easily accessible information about the natural, cultural, and historic resources of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. http://www.pmnmims.org/

The goal of PIMS is to “Consolidate and make accessible relevant information to meet the educational, management and research needs for the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument” (Monument Management Plan, 2008).

This system is evolving over time as user needs are identified. Tools currently under development include:

  • Online permitting system
  • Species information search and mapping
  • Digital media
  • Other management and mapping tools
tools spatial Spatial Bibliography
The Spatial Bibliography allows users to search a catalog of over 2,300 publications related to research done in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, including journal articles, books and agency reports dating as far back as 1834. Bibliographic entries are indexed by species, author, publication and geographic location and may be searched textually, graphically via an interactive map, or by using a combination of methods.
tools mapping Spatial and Mapping Products
Data that provide both maps and data for mapping tools such as ArcGIS and Google Maps that define the boundaries of geoloagic, habitat and political features of the Monument.