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Water's Edge
Event
EDUCATION

Water's Edge

Celebrate the power—and beauty—of living in balance with nature with award-winning photographer and conservationist CRISTINA MITTERMEIER. Learn from the Inuits, who still use ancient practices to hunt on the ice in Greenland; the First Nations people, who are protecting sacred headwaters...

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: british columbia, conservation, cristina mittermeier, film, first nations, greenland, hawaii, inuit, kayapo people, ocean, paul nicklen, photography, polynesia, polynesian wayfinding, sea legacy, seas, seas, water
Exploration Into the Alien Deep
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EDUCATION

Exploration Into the Alien Deep

Find original educational videos on ocean technologies, shipping, and deep-sea geology.

  • Concepts: alien deep, biology, black sea, bob ballard, current, currents, dr. robert ballard, geology, hawaii, hydrothermal vents, mediterranean sea, national geographic channel, ocean, oceanography, rogue waves, rov, submersable, technology, wave, waves
Pearl Harbor Ships and Planes
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EDUCATION

Pearl Harbor Ships and Planes

Pearl Harbor Ships and Planes, World War II Time Line, and More: Get the facts in easy-print form, click to related sites, and review recommended resources.

  • Concepts: 1941, attack map, battleship row, bob ballard, day of infamy, december 7, ford island, hawaii, japan, japanese midget submarine, kuril islands, oahu, pacific, pearl harbor, uss arizona memorial, world war ii, wwii
Exploration Into the Alien Deep
Page
EDUCATION

Exploration Into the Alien Deep

Find original educational videos on ocean technologies, shipping, and deep-sea geology.

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: alien deep, biology, black sea, bob ballard, current, currents, dr. robert ballard, geology, hawaii, hydrothermal vents, mediterranean sea, national geographic channel, ocean, oceanography, rogue waves, rov, submersable, technology, wave, waves
Remembering Pearl Harbor
Interactive
EDUCATION

Remembering Pearl Harbor

  • Best for: Grades 4+ (ages 9+)
  • Concepts: attacks, hawaii, historical maps, interactive mapping, japan, military, pearl harbor, united states, world war ii
Date Which Will Live in Infamy
Article
EDUCATION

Date Which Will Live in Infamy

On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes and submarines attacked Pearl Harbor, the home of the U.S.’s Pacific Fleet. Daniel Martinez, the chief historian at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, helps us look back on this historical day and reveals how the 70th anni...

  • Best for: Grades 5+ (ages 10+)
  • Concepts: hawaii, history, military, national parks, pearl harbor, world war ii
Bayonet Constitution
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Bayonet Constitution

On July 6, 1887, King David Kalakaua, the last reigning monarch of Hawaii, was forced at gunpoint to sign a constitution drafted by white businessmen.

  • Best for: Grades 3-11 (ages 8-17)
  • Concepts: constitutions, government, hawaii, monarchy, resistance, united states, voting rights
Lei Day
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Lei Day

On May 1, 1929, the Hawaiian Islands celebrated the first official Lei Day.

  • Best for: Grades 1-8 (ages 6-14)
  • Concepts: art, celebrations, culture, hawaii, lei day
Japanese Immigrants Arrive in Hawaii
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Japanese Immigrants Arrive in Hawaii

On February 8, 1885, the first major wave of Japanese immigrants arrived in Hawaii.

  • Best for: Grades 2-9 (ages 7-15)
  • Concepts: agriculture, hawaii, immigration, japan, labor
Keeling Awarded National Medal of Science
Historic Article
EDUCATION

Keeling Awarded National Medal of Science

On June 13, 2002, American chemist Charles Keeling was awarded the National Medal of Science by President George W. Bush. 

  • Best for: Grades 6-12 (ages 11-18)
  • Concepts: atmosphere, awards, carbon dioxide, chemistry, climate, global warming, keeling curve, mauna loa hawaii, measurement, research
Image
EDUCATION

1960 Hawaii

The Hawaii map of July 1960 was published less than a year after the group of islands and reefs became the 50th state in the union. This map shows the whole state, as well as a detailed map of the principal islands. Ocean bathymetry, reefs, and currents complete the picture of this region.

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: bathymetry, coral reefs, hawaii, islands, kauai, lanai, maui, mauna kea, mauna loa, molokai, oahu, united states
Hula
Article
EDUCATION

Hula

See how Hawaii's native dance, hula, has become a source of identity and pride.

  • Best for: Grades K+ (ages 5+)
  • Concepts: culture, dance, hawaii, hula
Mauna Kea
Article
EDUCATION

Mauna Kea

The geologic history and landscape of Mauna Kea.

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: archipelagos, biodiversity, geology, hawaii, hot spots, islands, mauna kea, mountains, national geographic magazine, oceanography, plate tectonics, robert ballard, volcanoes
Beach Park
Photo
EDUCATION

Beach Park

Photo of an isolated tropical beach.

  • Concepts: beaches, coves, hawaii, pacific ocean
Island Paddlers
Photo
EDUCATION

Island Paddlers

Photo: Paddlers perfect their racing strokes in an outrigger canoe

  • Concepts: canoeing, hawaii, pacific ocean
Mount Kilauea
Photo
EDUCATION

Mount Kilauea

Photo: Aerial view of a volcanic eruption.

  • Concepts: archipelagos, hawaii, magma, volcanoes
Hilton Lagoon, Hawaii
Photo
EDUCATION

Hilton Lagoon, Hawaii

Photo: Aerial view of a coastline with condominiums and a large pool.

  • Concepts: coastline, hawaii, lagoons
Cast-Net Fishing
Article
EDUCATION

Cast-Net Fishing

An enduring, and sustainable, Hawaiian tradition.

  • Best for: Grades 3+ (ages 8+)
  • Concepts: fishing, hawaii, nets, ocean
Crittercam: Monk Seals
Article
EDUCATION

Crittercam: Monk Seals

Video. The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands are home to the Hawaiian monk seal, one of the most endangered marine mammals on the planet. No one knows why they are dying. Wild Chronicles and Crittercam explore the depths these seals go to as they fight for survival.

  • Best for: Grades 3+ (ages 8+)
  • Concepts: animals, crittercam, endangered species, hawaii, marine mammals, monk seals, pacific ocean, seals, wild chronicles