DLNR MEDIA ADVISORY: Proclamation to recognize 10th Anniversary of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 in Latest News

What:  Governor David Ige will proclaim June 15, 2016 as Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Day in Hawai‘i, during a ceremony at the Governor’s Office in the State Capitol.  Ten years ago President George W. Bush designated the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

When:

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

10:15am-10:30am

Where: Governor’s Office, 5th floor, Hawai‘i State Capitol

 

Who:

Governor David Ige

Representatives from the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources

Representatives from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Representatives from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Media Contact:

Dan Dennison

Senior Communications Manager

Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources

Office of the Chairperson

1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 131

Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 587-0407

Dan.w.dennison@hawaii.gov