Home Page
KPUA Program Schedule
Election Coverage

Today's KPUA Program Schedule:
Click here for showtimes
& complete program lineup.


National News
World News
Sports
Business
Strange Reports
Entertainment
NCAA Tournament
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders
University of Hawaii
ESPN
KWXX
B-97
KPUA
1145 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
PH: 808 935-5461
FAX: 808 935-7761

Hilo, Hawaii News, Sports, & Information Sunday, November 23, 2014



Back to Hawaii News index




Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 9:06 AM HST

Hawaii videos encourage wildlife viewing from afar

By Associated Press

HONOLULU (AP) The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has created three public service announcement videos to encourage people to keep their distance while viewing dolphins, seals, whales and other marine life.

One video asks people how they would feel if they were a Hawaiian monk seal resting on the beach while noisy people get close for photos. Another asks if you wouldn't like someone jumping on your back, why would a green sea turtle.

The department said Wednesday grant money from the Hawaii Tourism Authority paid for the 30-second videos.

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary state co-manager Elia Herman says the department is hoping hotels and car rental companies will play the videos at their businesses.

The state is also hoping public television stations will air them.



National News
World News

Sports
Business

Strange Reports
Entertainment