Male green sea turtle with considerable FP tumors. A female just a few yards away (and about the same size) appeared to be tumor free (see second photo). Both were hauled out on the beach.
This rock structire is the largest remaining ancient temple in Polynesia - Pi`ilanihale.
Coconut Palms are growing on the top and Ti plants at the bottom.
This is a shot across the main lawn at Kahanu Garden, a National Tropical Botnical Garden, in far east Maui, near Hana.
Turtle with many barnacles on its carapace and elsewhere
Large female green seaturtle with unknown source of apparent trauma to her carapace. She has had scars from a likely propeller contact for a number of years but now within the last month or so exhibits obvious damage of unknown origin.
Hosmer's Grove, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii. 22 Jun 2013.
Foraging in a native shrub (possibly 'ohelo 'ai). One of the few native birds on the islands I managed to photo.
The bird in 2nd photo appeared to be a young bird begging for a feeding from a nearby parent.
Kihei, Maui, Hawaii.
Several adults and juveniles at the Sugar Beach event venue.
Two female green sea turtles with FP tumors (mostly around the eyes-one did have a tumor on it's flipper). Several other turtles in the area (one male, two females and one juvenile) showed no tumor growth.
Male green sea turtle with FP tumors. He was feeding along the rocky shoreline.
Male green sea turtle with considerable tumors. He did not have good vision as a result of the tumors.
Kind of unusual-looking pandanus.
Sugarcane color diversity.
Growing on a Banksia trunk.
Dark grey, very sleek compared to another Dolphin seen the same day
Looked similar to an ornamental Hebe
Found near the silverswords below the crater rim.