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Ko Olina resort will not have captive dolphins

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2010

    Sea Life Park trainer Ashley Majtyka used hand signals to coax an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin during a dolphin encounter therapy program for children. Animal rights activists have been working to end captive dolphin programs.

Ko Olina master developer Jeff Stone had pursued a captive dolphin permit in the early days of his resort planning but now says that is no longer the case. Read more

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