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Definition

Environment: the physical surroundings of an organism and/or a community of organisms. All living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth exist in an environment.

Hawaiian Translation: Kaiapuni


Example

Mokumanamana

Mokumanamana is one of the many small islands in the Marine National Monument of Papahanaumokuakea (the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands).  The marine environment around Mokumanamana has deep shelves that stretch for miles.  This environment is home to many gray snapper or uku.


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