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Mokupapapa Discovery Center re-opening celebration (March 15)

MEDIA RELEASE On Saturday, March 15, 2014, NOAA’s Mokupapapa Discovery Center, an educational facility designed to showcase the marine environment and the culture and history of the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, will reopen its doors in Hilo’s historic Koehnen’s Ltd. building after nearly a year of refurbishing. The public is invited to the celebration. In […]

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The new location of the Mokupapapa Discovery Center in the Koehnen building in downtown Hilo. (Photo courtesy of Andy Collins | NOAA)

Mokupapapa Discovery Center relocating to larger space

MEDIA RELEASE Last month, staff and volunteers from Mokupapapa: Discovery Center for Hawaii’s Remote Coral Reefs packed up displays, fish and memories, moving them three blocks down Hilo’s bayfront to the former Koehnen’s furniture store location. This move is the first step in expanding the facility. With five times more space than the old facility, […]

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Mokupapapa Discovery Center closing for relocation

MEDIA RELEASE Mokupapapa Discovery Center in downtown Hilo will close Wednesday, March 13, in order to relocate to a nearby location. The Center is expected to re-open in June of 2013 in time to welcome visitors and celebrate its 10th year anniversary. NOAA’s mission is to understand and predict changes in the Earth’s environment, from […]

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A new NOAA exhibit commemorating the rich maritime heritage of Papahanaumokukuakea Marine National Monument opened Friday at Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hilo.

Exhibit hails maritime heritage at Mokupapapa Discovery Center

A new NOAA exhibit commemorating the rich maritime heritage of Papahanaumokukuakea Marine National Monument opened Friday at Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hilo.

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