Our ideology is to “Take action for another 100 years.” That is, to continuously develop our researches, share their results with the rest of the world, and preserve this planet for the future generations by means of human development, education, and promotion of sciences.

KIKAI Institute aims to be a place where anyone can take actions, regardless of race, generation, and nationality. Please lend us your hand!

Donate to KIKAI institute

Donate to the institute

You will have options of donating JPY 3,000, 10,000, or 50,000, payable either by wire transfer or credit card:

For donation, please email us at the address below



Support our Coral CO2 Project

Click here for more detail on Coral CO2 Project

Please support and donate JPY 10,000 for our Coral CO2 Project. You can donate us either by wire transfer or credit card.

For donation, please email us at the address below


Support our activities to preserve the seas of Kikaijima

We are engaged in activities to preserve the seas of Kikaijima, such as observations, reef checks, beach cleanings, and events for raising public awareness. Please support our activities by donating JPY 10,000. You can donate us either by wire transfer or credit card.

Reef checks

Beach cleaning

For donation, please email us at the address below


For donors of large sum amounts

We also accept donations of large sum amounts and real estate property. They will be used for our operation, long-term stays of children and researchers on the island, and development of future human resources.

Call us at 81-997-66-0200 for more detail.

Perks for large sum donors:

For JPY 100,000 or more

Dive and observe with us!

Scientific divings in the seas of Kikaijima (for JPY 100,000 or more)

For JPY 300,000 or more

Visit our Coral Lodge!

2 nights 3 days stay with an activity of your choice between geo-tour in Kikaijima or scientific diving

For JPY 500,000 or more

Learn with us!

Our chair Professor Watanabe will deliver a lecture at a place of your convenience.

For JPY 1,000,000 or more

Accompany us with overseas investigations!

Join us in our investigations on corals around the world

Please donate us now!

By credit card

By wire transfer
How to apply:
1. Submit the application form by email, fax, or mail.

Download the form from the links below.



■Email to

■FAX to    +81-997-58-9335

■Mail to

KIKAI Institute for Coral Reef Sciences

1508 Oazashiomichi, Kikaicho, Oshimagun, Kagoshima Pref. JAPAN 8916151

2. Deposit the proceed to the following account:

Kagoshima Bank
Branch # 740 Kikai Branch
Account # 3009898
Saving account
KIKAI Institute for Coral Reef Sciences

Become a sponsor of the institute

By becoming our sponsor, you would be able to promote yourself as an eco-conscious organization.

Projects of KIKAI Institute applies to the following goals of SDGs:

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education for all persons with disabilities

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

For sponsoring us, you could have yourself advertised either on:

Our website

Not only will it boost the access count, but it will also have an SEO effect on your website. For one year, a banner of your choice will be posted at the bottom of our website.

Our monthly magazine “KIKAIREEFS”

The number of current subscribers is over 900! It would be a great chance to promote yourself to those interested in the sciences and marine environment. You will be posted in our magazine for one year.

Please contact us for more detail.