Eh Brah! Disrespecting Honu

Getting too close—and definitely touching them—is against federal law and can land your clueless okole in serious trouble....
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To the SCUBA divers at Mala: Just because you’re under the water doesn’t mean you can disrespect the honu. Get your cameras out of their faces and stay ten feet back, just like everyone else! It’s not just common sense and basic respect, it’s the law. Getting too close—and definitely touching them—is against federal law and can land your clueless okole in serious trouble.

Illustration by Ron Pitts

 

 

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