Devoid of tourists for more than two months now, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve — a popular Oahu tourist attraction that normally draws upwards of 3,000 visitors a day — has undergone some startling changes. “We’re seeing fish coming closer to us when we’re swimming, not moving off to one side like they used to. And also anecdotally, we’re seeing bigger fish, predators, like 2-1/2-foot-long papio (young ulua, or jacks) coming in closer to shore.”

 

 

 

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