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OCEAN WEEK KICKS OFF THIS PAST SATURDAY AT UTULEI BEACH

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Pictured are the members of the Toa o le Tai Ocean Heroes Program, along with members of the Department of Public Safety Marine Patrol Unit, this past Saturday at the Utulei Beach Park, after their historic nine-mile relay swim from Aunu’u Island to Utulei Beach Park, to spread awareness of the positive impact we can make in how we think and act toward our oceans. [photo: Jeff Hayner]

Ocean Week, started out with a historic nine-mile relay swim last Saturday, from the Island of Aunu’u to Utulei Beach Park, with members of the Toa o le Tai Ocean Heroes Program and members of the Department of Public Safety Marine Patrol taking part in the historic swim.

In addition other events and offerings, such as a fashion show and ethnic foods, including a free Zumba session last Saturday at Utulei Beach Park, during the first day of the Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuaries/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Week themed ‘Our Island’s — Ocean Is Life’.

The free Zumba session last Saturday at Utulei Beach Park, during the first day of the Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuaries/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Week themed ‘Our Island’s — Ocean Is Life’. [photo: Jeff Hayner]
Eighteen-year old Christina Pulu was the youngest swimmer and the only female last Saturday, during the historic nine-mile relay swim that was from Aunu’u Island to Utulei Beach Park. [photo: Jeff Hayner]


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