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Waikiki gets a special visitor, with pup

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A Hawaiian Monk seal known as “Rocky” gave birth to a healthy pup at Kamaina Beach in Waikiki on Thursday.

It’s already a rare thing to see a monk seal out in the open, let alone one with a newborn pup. But for the next several weeks, folks are being treated to the ultra-rare sight of a monk seal, an endangered species, and her pup on the shores of Kaimana Beach in Waikiki. Read more

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