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Honolulu, Hawaii: Surfin' Seal

Bronze statue of a bodyboarder (Makua) riding a wave alongside a monk seal (Kila). Sculpted by Holly Young in 2001.

Address:
2605 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI
Directions:
South edge of the city, on the beach side of Kalakaua Ave., at its intersection with Kapahulu Ave.
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Surfin' Seal.

Surfin' Seal

The Surfin' Seal sculpture is not easy to photograph!

[Amber Merritt, 02/08/2024]

Though may be easier than photographing a real surfin' seal. The bronze statue of a bodyboarder (Makua) riding a wave alongside a monk seal (Kila) is based on a children's story "honoring Hawaiian values" (according to its plaque) and was sculpted by Holly Young in 2001.


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