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Hawaiian Sea Turtles

Snorkel with Hawaiian Sea Turtles in Maui

Sea turtles are the true ancients of the world. The Honu (Sea turtle) comes from a time when the earth was young; Turtles are believed to have been swimming the oceans for 150-200 million years! They lived through the age of the dinosaurs, & even survived the earth’s age of ice. Ancient Hawaiians were animists […]

Hawaiian Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2017

noaa Hawaiian Sea Turtles Nesting

According to NOAA, the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands sea turtle researcher team (Marylou, Alex, and Jan)¬†arrived on French Frigate Shoals on May 30th to assess the number of nesting female green turtles because 96% of Hawaiian green turtle nesting occurs at French Frigate Shoals on East, Tern, Trig, and Gin Islands. Since then, they have identified […]