How are Hawaiian sea turtles protected? : LUSENET : About Hawaii : One Thread

What kind of sea turtles are in Hawaiin waters? What is being done to protect their eggs?

-- Alana Fisher (, January 10, 1999


Here is a really neat page on Hawaii's turtles called Endangered Species: Honu, the Hawaiian Sea Turtle (http://www.islander-

-- Roy Inouye (, January 21, 1999.

We have green sea turtles, and other varieties including our own native species. All turtles are protected under law from any capture or kill. Violators that are caught are fined, face jail-time, and usually are put on the local news. Populations though, are on the rise and restrictions may be altered for to some degree.

-- Kunane Leigh (, January 23, 1999.

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