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Updated at 4:09 p.m., Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Whales in spotlight at Bishop Museum's 'Family Sunday'

Advertiser Staff

The Bishop Museum's "Family Sunday" program set for June 22 will feature the traveling exhibit titled: "Whales: Wonders of the Ocean."

The exhibit tells the 54 million-year-old story of whales, from their early life on land to their journey back to the sea. It features full-sized robotic versions of a baby gray whale, a killer whale, and static heads of a Northern Right Whale and a sperm whale.

Among the activities scheduled for Family Sunday will be an 11 a.m. talk titled "When Is It Too Late The Functional Extinction of the Baiji (Yangtze River Dolphin), in the Castle Memorial Building-second floor.

Admission for Hawai'i residents and active duty or retired military and the families with ID is reduced to $3 per person. Family Sunday will be presented from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and is sponsored by Bank of Hawaii.