Slow ride: Hawaiian monk seal catches wave

  • Hawaiian monk seal Manuiwa catches a wave in to shore Saturday at a Kona Coast beach. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaiian monk seal Manu’iwa catches a wave in to shore Saturday at a Kona Coast beach.

The female monk seal, born to RA20 in February 2018 at a North Kona beach, is doing well. She was named by a cultural adviser for the area and the name is a nod to the great frigate bird.

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