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Traditions of the Pacific: Expanding the Journey
September 7, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm| $10.00
Evidence of the cultural and scientific significance of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument comes to life in this riveting special edition of the Traditions of the Pacific lecture series entitled Expanding the Journey.
Bishop Museum invites you to join three of our very own experts as they share their stories and experiences of research in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands:
Dr. Mara Mulrooney, Director of Cultural Resources will share about her recent expedition to Nihoa in the Monument and about the relevancy of her work the Museum’s cultural collections.
Dr. Norine Yeung, Malacology Researcher and IUCN WCC 2016 Speaker will speak about the role of the Museum in connecting people to nature through cultural heritage and research.
Dr. Richard Pyle, Associate Zoologist will speak about current breakthrough research and discoveries in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and reveal a new species of fish. Dr. Pyle will also touch on the recent headline news of President Obama’s expansion of thePapahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
Doors open at 6:00 pm, program begins at 6:30 pm followed by a Q&A session and browse time in the Hawaiian Hall Complex galleries including Journeys: Heritage of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Non-Members: $10 (plus Eventbrite fees)
Members: FREE (RSVP)