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Mokupāpapa Discovery Center to Host Free Public Event

July 28, 2019, 8:00 AM HST
* Updated July 26, 6:47 PM

Grey reef shark and schools of anthias at Jarvis Island. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Andrew E. Gray.

The public is invited to celebrate the 5th Annual Get Into Your Sanctuary and Monument Day on Friday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mokupāpapa Discovery Center in Hilo.

Free to attend and suitable for all ages, the event will explore the wondrous world of the national marine sanctuaries and monuments with activities in robotics, art, virtual reality dives and games.

Mokupāpapa Discovery Center is located at 76 Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo.

For more information, contact Andy Collins at (808) 498-4709 or visit the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center webpage.


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