Malama Monk Seal Voyage #2: Saving a Species One Pup at a Time

We woke to grey skies and a view of the island of Ni`ihau from three miles off shore. Two bottlenose dolphins porpoised off the starboard side of the Oscar Elton Sette while a few inquisitive juvenile brown boobies flew out to investigate us. A gentle rain started right as we launched our first mission of…

Why The Road to Saving Monk Seals Starts at Ross Dress for Less.

I’d put it off long enough. On Sunday, I finally braved the mainland clothing discounter that opened on Kaua‘i recently. I stood under the glare of fluorescent lights and faced down row after row of clothing racks. Rudimentary signs like “tops” and “bottoms” indicated what I’d find on each rack—so many racks they would fill…