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In the Media

The Garden Island
June 2016
Expansion Proposal
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Maui Now
June 2016
Maui Coalition Urges Governor to Support Papahanaumokuakea Expansion
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Hawaii Tribune-Herald
June 2016
Supporters of marine monument’s expansion deliver petition, letters
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Civil Beat
June 2016
Community Voice: Expansion of Marine Monument Protects Key Fisheries by Rick Gaffney
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KHNR Radio – All Things Marine
June 2016
A big Month for Coral with Dr. Robert Richmond, William Aila, Jr., David Swatland
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The Hawaii Independent
June 2016
Opinion: A kiaʻi kai movement by Kekeuwa Kikiloi
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KKCR Radio (Kauai)
June 2016
Kauai Soapbox talk show with Hoku Cody, Dr. Bob Richmond, Presley Wann, Kealoha Pisciotta, Isaac and Tammy Harp

Honolulu Star Advertiser
May 2016
Letter to the editor- Support Bigger Marine Sanctuary
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Civil Beat
May 2016
Opinion: The Science Behind Expansion of Papahanaumokuakea by Narrissa P. Spies
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Star Advertiser
May 2016
Letter to Editor
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Hawai‘i Magazine
May 2016
This potential Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument expansion will make it the largest protected area on the planet 
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Honolulu Star Advertiser
May 2016
Papahanaumokuakea: Expand this sanctuary for our ocean heritage
By Kekuewa Kikiloi
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Hawai‘i Public Radio
May 2016
Ocean Advocates Call for Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
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Honolulu Star Advertiser
May 2016 – Front page story A1 &A 16
Bigger marine sanctuary spells a ‘bold’ idea
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The Garden Island (Kauai daily paper)
May 2016
Considering marine monument expansion
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Civil Beat
May 2016
Momentum Builds To Expand NW Islands Marine Monument
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Hawaii News Now evening news
May 2016
Native Hawaiian leaders call for expansion of national monument
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KHON2 evening news
May 2016
Supporters rally for proposal to expand Northwestern Hawaiian Islands monument
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KITV Evening news
May 2016
Native Hawaiian group calls on Pres. Obama to protect ocean waters
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Honolulu Star Advertiser (Associated Press)
April 2016
Native Hawaiian leaders seek expansion of marine conservation area
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Washington Times
April 2016
Hawaiian leaders seek expansion of marine conservation area
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Associated Press
April 2016
Hawaiian Leaders Seek Expansion of Marine Conservation Area
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Honolulu Star Advertiser
April 2016
Letter to the editor – Expand marine protected area

Honolulu Star Advertiser
April 2016
Letter to the editor – Monument has cultural value

Civil Beat
February 2016
Hawaiians Press Obama To Expand NW Islands Marine Monument
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Washington Post
February 2016
Obama designates new national monuments in the California desert
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Press Releases

Maui Coalition Urges Governor Ige to Support Papahānaumokuākea Expansion
June 2016
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Hawai‘i Island Coalition Urges Governor Ige to Support Papahānaumokuākea Expansion
June 2016
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Support for Native Hawaiian Proposal to Expand Papahānaumokuākea Monument Grows
May 2016
Thousands Join Call to President Obama to Preserve Ocean and Cultural Heritage
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