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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

After Dark in the Park Video Archives - Feb 26 2013

 

February 26, 2013 - "Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument"

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park presents a special overview of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Join guest speaker Toni Parras, Communications Manager for Papahānaumokuākea, as she takes us on a virtual visit to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. It's been called a global treasure, rainforest of the sea, the last best place on earth, and a place of great cultural significance to Hawaiian people. Tonight's program will cover the people, the partnerships, and the promise for this amazing place.

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Did You Know?

`a`a flowing over an older flow of pahoehoe.

The two types of Hawaiian lava differ in appearance but are chemically alike. Pahoehoe has a smoother and ropey surface where a`a is jagged and clinkery.