Tuesday, February 25, 2014

2-25-2014 DB's Dailies: Mojo@RI, Pohaku@GR, Kerby&Kolohe@Maili Pt, Haupu,M&M, Lona@WP, Kermit@NIM, Luana,Ka'ena&RW02@KP, R5AY&Meli,Kaikaina,La'akea&RI37@TB

Despite much looking by both Gayle and myself, Mojo (RI17) turned out to be my only find today. He hauled out to the water front rocks of Rocky Right Beach at 1042. It was nevertheless and very interesting day.
At 0708 Team Billand reported Pohaku (RO28) at Guard Rails Beach, Maili.
At 0736 the Billands found Kerby (RW08) at Maili Pt. He would be joined by Kolohe (RW22) at 0743.
At 0958 Team Billand reported Haupu (RB24) hauling out fronting Tower#2, White Plains. At 1020 she would be joined by M&M (R020). Both would depart at 1606.
The first highlight of the day came at 1108 with a call from the Billands reporting and adult female animal hauling out to #1775, White Plains. The description included a reported mid body , right side heal CC scar, and a left side posterior natural bleach. By this description, Lona (R017) was a distinct possibility. The Billand’s shots confirm the Lona (R017) ID. Lona was last sighted on Oahu , at Sandy Beach on 11-15-11. She has always gone back and forth between Oahu and Maui & Molokai, but she hasn’t been back to Oahu since 2011. She has given birth at Kalaupapa, Molokai each year since 2006.
At 1221 Team Billand reported Kermit (R012) fronting pavilion #1813 at Nimitz Cottages.
Kimo Smith called at 1440 from the end of the world. He reported Luana (RN58) at Hidden Beach, Ka’ena (RO40) at his pool,RW02 at the main pool and an U/F on the Back Beach a the point. The U/F may be a new visitor.
At 1645 Dana called with yet another highlight for today. Apparently Meli is on her own this afternoon, and weaning may have occurred. At dark R5AY had not returned. It looks like we’ve got a weaner on D#46. WHAT??? no weaner shots from today :-(

Dana also advised that Kaikaina (RL54) is within the SPZ, while RI37 & La’akea are at Right Spot’s Spot, a bit closer to the hotel.

MM and Haupu at White Plains
two wahine hanging out 
 Lona is back on Oahu
 Well Miss Lona you have given me hope that our Miss Irma is out there somewhere, maybe the same place you been hiding for the LAST 3 YEARS.... Let's hope Miss Irma comes home a lot sooner than that. 
 Kermit at Nimitz
 Kerby and Kolohe
 Did you know these two are the same age ( a few months apart)
 Here's a little trivia for you.... Kolohe was born at Mokuleia KC offsrping... Kerby was born on Rabbit Island Ewa Girls' offspring.... now here's the interesting part.
Kolohe was relocated to Rabbit Island to avoid human interference...  About a year later... Kerby found his way to Ka'ena Point where he spends most of his time.  And now at almost 6 years old these two are hanging out together at Maili Point.
 Pohaku at Guard Rails

1 comment:

madhatter said...

Welcome back Lona!
And to the newest arrival.
What an interesting day for Monk Seals.