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Papah?naumoku?kea National Monument Status Under Review

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The Papah?naumoku?kea National Marine Monument is under review by the Department of the Interior…and the public will be able submit comments.

Starting Friday, the federal agency will accept public comments on national monuments under review by the Trump Administration.

Several marine monuments in the Pacific – including Papah?naumoku?kea – are being reviewed by the department in accordance with Executive Order 13795.

The public can submit comments online or by mail.


Or go to and enter "DOI-2017-0002" in the search bar and click "Search."

Comments submitted by mail can be addressed to:

Monument Review, MS-1530, U.S. Department of the Interior

1849 C Street NW

Washington, DC 20240

Casey Harlow is an HPR reporter and occasionally fills in as local host of Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Contact him at or on Twitter (@CaseyHarlow).
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