August 2, 2011 UH News staff Community, Videos 0 Comments At 309 pounds, it was one of the largest female hawksbill turtles on record. The honuʻea, as the hawksbills are known in Hawaiian, are endangered, with just over 100 nesting females. Read the story in Mālamalama magazine. Related Posts Climate change research at UH Hilo: Near shore water quality oceanUH Hilo Share This Tweet Share Plus one Pin It Leave a Reply Cancel comment reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.