Moloka‘i sees several monk-seal deaths

  • G. Puig-Santana / National Park Service

    Hawaiian monk seal L11 snoozes on the sand at Kalaupapa National Historical Park in Moloka‘i.

HONOLULU — An unprecedented number of Hawaiian monk-seal deaths on the island of Moloka‘i this year has law-enforcement officers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Law Enforcement and state Department of Land and Natural Resource Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement investigating.