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?
The `ohi`a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) is a pioneer plant on new lava and a dominant tree in most mature Hawaiian forests. Honeycreepers, like the `apapane and `amakihi, are often seen sipping sweet nectar from its flowers. More...