I just completed a look at the data on Right Spot since the day she galumphed into my life in 2003, and found that this is her first documented visit to Hanauma Bay, though she has often been everywhere else in the SE Quadrant.
The first Team Billand text came at 0634 reporting Kerby (RW08) at Nanakai Beach, Maili.
At 0713 the advised that Kolohe (RW22) had joined him.
At 0841 the Billands reported the arrival of Kekoa (RK72) & RN14 to join Kerby & Kolohe at Nanakai. Just routine Billand day.
Tammy T., trekked to the End of the World today and advised that she had found RIP (RR70)&R3CU on the Back Beach, and Squinty (R300) at the Main Pool at Ka’ena Point, at 0757.
She would would report the arrival of Ka’ena (R040) to the Main Pool at 1010, and at 1100 advised that RIP & R3CU had come around to the Main Pool. Tammy’s video showed RIP going off on Ka’ena & Squinty , protecting his “boy toy” R3CU when they came in. Seeing Ka’ena back home was special. He has been MIA since 2-14-17. I was concerned about the boy.
Go to the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research, Facebook page and scroll down to check out a fascinating article on “The Grand Dame of Monk Seals”.