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KP2 Returns to the Waikīkī Aquarium

Marine Mammal Biologist, Leah Kissel, has returned to O’ahu with her new seal, KP2.  KP2 will join resident Maka’au at the Waikīkī Aquarium.  Both are males, but Advertisements

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Spotlight on the Hawaiian Monk Seal

Did you know that the Hawaiian monk seal is the official Hawai’i State Mammal? (not to be confused with the Hawai’i State Marine Mammal, the Humpback Whale) Hawaiian monk seals are “true seals”, not sea lions.  There are three things that define a true seal: their ears, the way they move on land and in […]

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