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Ocean Adventures Near Ko Olina  
   Ko Olina Ocean Adventures - Spinner Dolphins. whale watching, swim with dolphins for Ocean Joy on Ko Olina Cat


Ko Olina Turtles

The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), considered the most abundant sea turtle in Hawaiian waters, is listed as a threatened species under the federal Endangered Species Act. These turtles can be seen off the waters of Ko Olina and in the nearshore lagoons.

Threats to sea turtles occur from land-based and sea-based activities, such as loss of nesting habitat due to development, nest predation, boat collisions, entanglement in fishing gear, and ingestion of marine pollution. The U.S. Recovery Plan for Pacific populations of green turtles delineates reasonable actions that are considered necessary to recover and protect the species.

Ko Olina Reefs | Ko Olina Dolphins | Hawaiian Monk Seal |

Ko Olina Turtle Links

What you can do, if you find a sick, injured or entangled turtle in Hawaii What to do if you hook a turtle

Makaha Turtle Cleaning Station Our favorite!

John Fischer's Green Sea Turtle Photo Gallery, taken from Wild Specialty Tours cruise (at the Makaha Cleaning Station).



Ko Olina Marine Life