Big Island of Hawaii lizard, not a gecko. White stripe down the back.
Kona plaza; Apocynaceae; planted adjacent to parking lot; great "xeriscaping"!!
Near airport; photo credit: Jacks Diving Locker; rights reserved; borrowed under fair use doctrine. A not to be missed experience in Hawai'i!
Planted on Hulihe'e Palace grounds, Kailua Kona.
Commonly planted and forming hedges in Kailua Kona, Hawai'i.
Planted on Hulihe'e Palacegrounds, Kailua Kona.
Commonly planted and growing on Ali'i Drive, Kailua Kona, HI, US
Several individuals of humpback whales seen breaching near the coast of Kailua Kona, Hawaii.
Didn't cooperate for a photo, but just sat and watched me as the car pulled up before darting under a rock. Definitely a mongoose.