This is commonly called mermaids purse...
What kind of baby lives inside there?

Aloha
It's a bird... Its a plane... its batman!
No its a ray and they can jump up to nine feet above the surface of the ocean.

Why do they jump?
Perhaps to attract a partner, or get rid of parasite, perhaps for feeding or communicating.

Leran, Connect, Defend!

Aloha!

Photo by Shawn Heinrichs
Happy Aloha Friday...
Seek nature and relax a bit.

Aloha
We could never get tired of this shot... and we could never ever get tired of whales!

Come and feel the magic for yourself, experience sharing space in the big blue with a whale.

~The gentle giants of the sea...

Dates for our eight days adventure are September 19th to the 26th 2017. Enjoy the beauty of the people and the land. Come and vibrate in the spirit of aroha.

Mauruuru roa
For...
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Pygmy sea horse... free in the sea!

Aloha


Photo by Nicholas Cheung
Want to see beautiful tropical fish... ? Then you must come to the sea. Don't support captivity

Aloha


Photo by Didier Laplace
Simple is better... is better for you and it's better for the planet.

No plastic wrappers no boxes, no cans. Let's do our best to use less unnecessary products.

Aloha

Modern life is rubbish: we don't need all this packaging

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OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 21:34. Facebook
We get so happy when we see our friends getting better and better at what they love to do in life.

Mahalo Wendee for your love and dedication to the ocean and underwater photography.

Looking forward to more amazing pictures.

Aloha


Photo by Wendee Savary
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 18:44. Facebook
What kind of eel is this ?
A. Blue margin
B. Snowflake
C. Lacy eel
D. None of the above

Aloha!

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OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 15:11. Facebook
Be grateful for what you have...
Only then will the universe give you more.

Aloha


Photo by Letitia Graves
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 13:28. Facebook
Aloha - we present: The "Sand factory at work" ;-)

A female Heavybeak Parrotfish (Chlorurus gibbus) pooping out the coral sand of our dream beaches... :-D

Photo by Andre Philip
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 04:40. Facebook
If fish could talk what would they say...

Aloha


Photo by Gaby Barathieu - Entre Terre et Mer
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 03:14. Facebook
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 02:53. Facebook
This is our vessel for the Escudo de Veraguas Expedition. She was hand built in Senegal with raw forest materials and recycled materials.

She has crossed the Atlantic seas 4 times and its unique Nukutewake style it's perfect for sailing. A very stable 70 foot vessel. A Polynesian style sailing canoe.

We have a few spots left, dates are February 27th to March 6th

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OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/19/2017 at 00:32. Facebook
Hairy frog fish...
Let them live free in the sea, never in captivity.

Aloha!


Photo by Isoon Tepsaskul
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/18/2017 at 22:41. Facebook
Makena beach Maui...
let's keep it like this. No hotels no big subdivisions.

Aloha


Photo by Christian Pacifico
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/18/2017 at 18:44. Facebook
Bumpy head parrot fish...
Don't eat them, protect them

Aloha

Photo by Reinhard Arndt
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/18/2017 at 16:12. Facebook
The land the sea are not separated... they are connected.

It's easy to see.
Be the guardian of the land
Be the guardian of the sea
They need you now more than ever... the time to give back is now.

Aloha


Photo by Amy Hough
OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii
01/18/2017 at 15:35. Facebook
The time is now... be a defender!

Aloha