Let's Talk story Category: North Shore
Turtle Bay Resort’s Canine Ambassador Pono wants to take you on one of his pawsome adventures!
Starting March 19, Pono will be going on hiking excursions with guests every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m.
“Pono loves being outdoors on the trails and I know he’s going to love sharing Turtle Bay with new friends every week,” said Pono’s mom and Turtle Bay’s Director of the Guidepost Alicia McCumbers.
This past December, Turtle Bay Foundation held its fifth annual awards dinner, giving out $135,000 in grants and scholarship to 147 nonprofit organizations and students. The evening also celebrated Turtle Bay Resort’s passionate commitment to preserving and enriching O‘ahu’s North Shore through programs, organizations and individuals who are making a difference.
Eighty-three nonprofit grants were awarded to organizations making a significant impact on the North Shore in five specific areas including:
Turtle Bay Resort is home to 100 acres of marsh surrounding the Arnold Palmer golf course and is a designated Supporting Habitat for various species of endangered Waterbirds:
Hawaiian Stilt, Hawaiian Coot, Hawaiian Moorhen, Hawaiian Duck, and now the Albatross.
These endangered birds are highly susceptible to human and predator disturbance so please admire them from a distance.
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P1, one of two new Laysan albatross chicks that hatched Monday on the North Shore, is shaded by a parent.