The Kahala Hotel & Resort is part of a resuce program for the endangered native green sea turtles or Honu. Two young turtles are raised to maturity in Kahala's natural 26,000 sq ft lagoon. At maturity, they are released back into the Pacific Ocean.
A few Turtle facts:
- The turtles get fed twice a day, once at 10:30-10:45 am and 3:30-3:45 pm.
- The new turtle names are Momona (fat & fertile) and Wailele (leaping waters). A list of names were choosen by Kahala employees was posted on facebook the names with the most votes were selected!
- Momona is the turtle with lighter brighter markings and Wailele is the slightly smaller darker turtle.