Laysan duck mother with her brood on Kure Atoll. Image of PMNM's marine debris campaign poster appearing on the public bus system on Oʻahu. Two female Hawaiian monk seals, Pua and Mele, are released on Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. A P-40K Warhawk of the 78th Fighter Squadron. An unidentified species of sea urchin in the genus <em>Diadem</em>a, photographed at 280 feet at French Frigate Shoals.
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5-12-15 Translocated Laysan Ducks on Kure Atoll are Proud Parents Read more

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4-1-15 Hawaiian Monk Seals Return Home Read more

12-10-14 Now Available - 2015 Hanalei Moon and Tide Calendar Read more

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