Help name Kaua‘i’s rare hawksbill turtle

  • Courtesy of Reef Camp

    Reef Camper Sawyer Kimball pays very close attention to the markings on the head of a model turtle during a game to practice observation and research skills just before going into the water and helping discover a new individual hawksbill sea turtle at ‘Anini Beach.

  • Courtesy of Reef Camp

    This newly-identified and soon-to-be-named hawksbill sea turtle was identified at ‘Anini by a group of students at an underwater reef summer camp in June.

‘ANINI — On a warm, sunny day at ‘Anini Beach just prior to Hurricane Douglas, participants at Reef Guardians Coral Reef Kids Camp made an exciting discovery.