20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Monk Seals at play

On the Road to Hana you pass Ho'okipa Beach. If you stop you can see monk seals, turtles, and surfers. This was a mother and young seal playing rough in the waters near the beach.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Ho'okipa Beach, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © Richard Namikas