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VIRTUAL EVENT: Sea Turtles of Hawai‘i and Beyond

June 17, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us at this “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Reading Challenge virtual event with veteran educator Marc Rice. He will talk about the sea turtles found in Hawai‘i, Hawaiian sea turtle biology and ecology, nesting biology and distribution, current growth trends in the Hawaiian population, and the Sea Turtle Research Program’s current projects, which include satellite tagging of post-nesting hawksbill turtles in the Republic of Vanuatu and pelagic migratory behavior of juvenile loggerhead turtles raised in Japan.

This Zoom webinar is suitable for all ages.

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About the Presenter:
Marc Rice has taught marine science for 55 years and has been involved in sea turtle research in Hawaii and abroad for 35 years. His work with Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s renowned Sea Turtle Research Program—celebrating its 35th anniversary this year—has taken him and his students from Waimea on Hawaii Island to many areas of the Pacific in search of a better understanding of sea turtle biology and ecology.

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Date:
June 17, 2022
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10:30 am - 11:30 am
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In state observance of the Independence Day holiday, all public libraries and library support offices will be closed Saturday through Monday, July 2 to 4, 2022.