Project Hall of Fame

obamaBarack Obama
Current US President

President Obama was recognized for promoting the Hawaiian Islands and establishing the first comprehensive National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean. Real Seal ID# RE02

gwbGeorge W Bush
43rd US President

President Bush designated the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands a U.S. National Monument (the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument), creating the largest marine reserve in the world. Real Seal ID# TX24

charles-littnanCharles Littnan
Lead NOAA Scientist - Hawaiian Monk Seal Program

Charles Littnan was recognized for long-term, creative science in the effort to preserve the Hawaiian monk seal. Real Seal ID# YW03

diane-rehmDiane Rehm
National Public Radio Talk Show Host

Diane Rehm was recognized for her enthusiasm of nature and her introduction of KP2’s story to the American public. Real Seal ID# TP14

betty-whiteBetty White
American Actress

Betty White was recognized for her long-term commitment to the preservation of animals on land and in the oceans through the support of science. Real Seal ID# TE58


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  • Marine Mammal Physiology Project
    Center for Ocean Health
    Monk Seal | TM Williams
    University of California
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    Santa Cruz, CA 95060