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At 67, Wisdom, the world’s oldest known breeding bird in the wild, is a mother once more! On February 6th, approximately two months after Wisdom began incubating her egg, Wisdom and her mate Akeakamai welcomed their newest chick to Midway Atoll. USFWS Photo by B. Peyton

Wisdom, a Laysan albatross, is a mother again at the age of 67 years old!

The world’s oldest known wild bird, Wisdom and her mate Akeakamai welcomed their newest chick this week to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

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‘Cultural Reclamation of Midway Atoll’ lecture (Nov. 15-16)

MEDIA RELEASE Three Hawaiian language scholars discuss “Kuaihelani: Cultural Reclamation of Midway Atoll” in an upcoming Eia Hawaii presentation in Hilo and a Puana Ka Ike lecture in Kona. The lectures by Aulani Wilhelm, Dr. Kalani Makekau-Whittaker, and Hawane Rios are noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the University of Hawaii Hilo, Campus Center (CC) […]

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Midway Atoll now ‘streetviewable’ on Google Maps

MEDIA RELEASE Bringing “the place to the people” with Google Streetview In a project spearheaded by the Monument, PMNM staff have been working with Internet giant Google using digital imagery and Web technology to bring Papahanaumokuakea to a broader audience in a way never before done. As a result of these efforts, Pihemanu (Midway Atoll) […]

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