Coast Guard transports monk seal to Oahu for urgent care

uscg logoHONOLULU — Coast Guard crews, working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration transported a Hawaiian monk seal from the Big Island to Oahu for urgent medical care, Friday. The HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, received the seal at Kona International Airport, Kailua-Kona, Friday morning.  Read more

  • Joel Hovanesian

    Slow news day today BH?

    • borehead

      Heh!, I just couldn’t help myself, Cap.
      I watch the NOAA machine destroy fishermen, and can only imagine the urgency to get Sammy Seal, a member of the unregulated fishing community to Seal Hospital with unbridled determination!

      • Joel Hovanesian

        I’m catchin what your pitchin!