A Monumental Celebration at Waikiki Aquarium!February 16, 9:00am - 2:00pm
2777 Kalakaua Ave.
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument Event
Waikiki Aquarium, in partnership with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument and other community partners, is hosting this public event to celebrate 10 years of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On July 30, 2010, Papahanaumokuakea was inscribed as a mixed World Heritage site for its outstanding natural and cultural attributes. World Heritage sites safeguard for humanity the most universal and significant aspects of our global natural and cultural heritage. Papahanaumokuakea was the first mixed UNESCO World Heritage site in the United States and the second World Heritage Site in Hawaii.
Festivities at Waikiki Aquarium will include ocean education and sustainability activities featuring the islands and atolls of Papahanaumokuakea. Artist and special guest Patrick Ching will be on hand to unveil a new Papahanaumokuakea coloring book.
This event is included with regular Aquarium admission.
Waikiki Aquarium, Mānoa Campus