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Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Photo: Karen Bryan/Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology, Reef fish

Spotlight on Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, a mixed World Heritage Site and the world’s largest fully protected marine protected area. Size: Larger than the Gulf of Mexico and just smaller than the State of Alaska. The site is co-managed by federal and state agencies, and Indigenous representation.

Key Links
papahanaumokuakea.gov
15 years of accomplishments
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Questions

  • For fans of parts and protected areas, what are the recommendations and suggestions for ecotourism / responsible travel / Indigenous tourism? Looking for both dos and don’ts!
  • Given that the coming decade celebrates Indigenous Languages and Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, what are the ways that Papahānaumokuākea might weave these focal points?

Google Maps
goo.gl/maps/ZVoQ9JWGyhtLDWQy6

How to pronounce Papahānaumokuākea?
Have a listen: Papa-hanau-moku-akea.

NOAA News
Athline Clark named NOAA’s superintendent of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
The Hawaiian Archipelago is a Genealogy Stories from the Blue: Kalani Quiocho

Elsewhere
Mai Ka Po Mai

Vocabulary
Heiau = Shrines

Embedded Tweets

Wikipedia
Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
Midway
Moumanamana
Nihoa

Planeta.com

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