Maui Fauna of the Month: Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin

By | March 18th, 2020|Maui Hawaii, Maui Snorkeling, Molokini, Molokini Crater|

These beauties belong to the Delphinidae family, a group of marine mammals that comprises toothed whales. One of the spinner dolphin’s closest living relative is the hippopotamus—the pig-like amphibian we often associate with the waters of West Africa.

Maui Animal of the Month: Hawaiian Monk Seal

By | November 6th, 2019|Maui Hawaii|

One of two mammals indigenous to Hawaii, the Hawaiian Monk Seal earned its moniker because of its appearance and behavior.