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National Park Foundation grant for hawksbill turtles

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is one of 23 national parks selected to receive a 2014 Impact Grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. The $19,200 grant will assist park efforts to protect the federally endangered hawksbill turtle, known as the honuea in Hawaiian, by supporting park volunteers […]

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Hawaii sea turtles remain protected by law

Hawaii sea turtles remain protected by law

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and NOAA Fisheries remind the community that sea turtles remain protected under State and Federal laws. In Hawaii, sea turtles are protected by the Hawaii Revised Statutes (Chapter 195D) and Hawaii Administrative Rules (13-124). Although Federal and […]

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Volunteers help turtle hatchlings reach the ocean at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Volunteers helped an estimated 3,000 hatchlings reach the ocean from a total of 30 nests along five of the beaches they monitor: ‘Āpua Point, Halapē, Kamehame, Kōloa, and Pōhue Bay.

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Honu‘ea (Hawksbill Turtle) hatch at Punaluu Beach Park in Ka‘u with a little help from their friends.

Welcome to the world, Hawksbill turtles hatch

Honu‘ea (Hawksbill Turtle) hatch at Punaluu Beach Park in Ka‘u with a little help from their friends.

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