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Maluhia
image by Karolle Wall 2018/10/31
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Number: 129
Name: Maluhia
Sex: Male
Current Size: ~6'9"
Last Sighting: October 31, 2018
First Size: ~6'9"
Date of First Sighting: October 31, 2018
Sighted By: Rudy Palmtree et al
Location ID'ed: Ahihi Kina'u Reserve
   

Comments: This young male Manta came in very close to shore to get cleaned and calmly swam around one coral mound for over an hour. Photos by Rudy Palmtree and Karolle Wall. Judith Haagar chose the name Maluhia as it means Peaceful in Hawaiian.