Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

Naupaka News

July/August 2019

Seal of Approval - Working to Save Hawai`i’s Monk Seals

Seal of Approval - Working to Save Hawai`i’s Monk Seals The now-endangered Hawaiian monk seal is thought to have migrated to the Hawaiian Islands between four and 11 million years ago, long before any human settlers. Known to native Hawaiians as ‘Ilio-holo-i-ka-uaua, or “dog that runs in rough water,” it is the only seal native to Hawai`i. Adopted as Hawai`i’s state mammal in 2008, they’re so cute you want to walk right up and tickle their whiskers. But no! That’s the last thing those working diligently to restore monk seal populations want you to do. The more human contact the worse. “We use the ‘rule of thumb,’” says

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Cariloha

Cariloha Driven by a comfort, health, and eco-conscious lifestyle, Cariloha combines the style of the Caribbean with the spirit of aloha to provide the best in natural luxury. Since 2007, the brand has grown to become the only multi-store retailer in the world to provide an entire store experience that’s completely merchandised with products made of eco-friendly viscose from bamboo. By turning self-replenishing bamboo fields into crazy-soft bamboo fabrics, Cariloha offers an exclusive collection of bedding, apparel, active wear, bath goods, and accessories made from soft, cool, clean and green

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