Papahanaumokuakea reaches milestone

  • Photo by Mark-Sullivan-NOAA

    Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is home to many species found nowhere else on Earth and is a critically important nesting ground for green sea turtles and breeding ground for Hawaiian monk seals.

LIHU‘E — Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument celebrated 10 years as a World Heritage Site at the end of July in the midst of ongoing attempts to to open the Pacific Remote Islands and Papahanaumokuakea marine national monuments to commercial fishing.

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