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