Sea Life Park celebrates World Turtle Day with digital honu-naming contest

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FILE – Green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, Koolina, Oahu, Hawaii, USA. (Photo by: Andre Seale/VW PICS/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Sea Life Park is celebrating World Turtle Day on Sunday, May 23, by hosting a digital naming contest to give participants a chance to name one of the Park’s new Hawaiian green sea turtle hatchlings.

The public can either vote for their selection online or in person at the Park through a QR code.

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Voting for the digital naming contest will close on Monday, May 24. The selections for the hatchling’s names and their English translations are listed below.

  • Aheahe — Gentle Breeze
  • Kailani — Sea and Sky
  • Mana’olana — Hope
  • Hokulani — Divine Star
  • Mahina — Moon
  • Holokai — Seafarer

Click here to participate in the digital naming contest for Sea Life Park.

Sea Life Park is open Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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