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Hawaiian Monk Seal

Hawaiian Monk Seal

Common Name: Hawaiian Monk Seal Scientific Name: Neomonachus schauinslandi Type: Mammals Diet: Carnivores Group Name: Colony, rookery Average life span in The Wild: 25 to 30 years Size: Length, 7.5 ft Weight: 500 to 610 lbs About the Hawaiian Monk Seal (from National Geographic) Most seals are at home in frigid waters, but the Hawaiian …

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Kukui Nut Trees

The state tree of Hawaii is the beautiful Kukui nut. The leaves give an almost purplish hue when young. The fruit of the tree (kukui nut) is often used in the traditional lei–especially for men.

The Legend of Naupaka

The Legend of Naupaka The Half flower of Hawaii Once upon a time in ancient Hawaii lived a beautiful princess named Naupaka. She was loved by everyone who knew her because she was just as kind as she was beautiful. One day while walking along the beach, Naupaka encountered a handsome fisherman named Kaui. When …

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