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Waikiki Aquarium’s resident monk seal dies at 34

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016

    Maka Onaona, one of the Waikiki Aquarium’s two resident monk seals, is rewarded with fresh fish during feeding time in 2016. Maka, who was prematurely weaned by his mother at 3 weeks old in 1984, died Monday of natural causes, the aquarium said.

  • COURTESY WAIKIKI AQUARIUM

    Maka was 34 years old, the equivalent of about 100 years old in human years, the aquarium said.

One of the Waikiki Aquarium’s two resident Hawaiian monk seals has died, aquarium officials announced Tuesday. Read more

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