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New Hawaiian Monk Seal Critical Habitat Rule Adds Protection to Endangered Species

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources recently announced it is pleased the federal government has incorporated state input into new rules aimed at further protection for the critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal, by focusing protection on areas most important for foraging, pupping and resting.

“Hawai‘i has a responsibility to protect our natural and cultural […]

By |August 29th, 2015|0 Comments

The Monk Seal: Survivor of the Sea

Story and photo provided by Katie Twaddle of Na Pali Riders Raft Tours

Spotting a Hawaiian monk seal along Kauai’s Na Pali Coast is a rare treat. Monk seals are extremely endangered and their numbers continue to dwindle each year. It is estimated that there are only 1,200 monk seals remaining in the wild.  

Even with […]

By |June 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Be Part of Something Bigger for Earth Day

If you’re a believer that Earth Day is every day on Kaua`i, you’ll get no argument — everybody loves the beaches, mountains and trails, being outdoors and being touched by the beauty.

What better way to show appreciation than by giving back? The Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park invite you to construct 15 picnic tables […]

By |April 18th, 2012|0 Comments