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Were on our way to my favorite snorkeling spot on Oahu - Kahe Point, and I cant wait!
Kahe Point is nicknamed, Electric Beach because of the electric power plant located nearby.
“It is possible that the statue was of the [Greek] goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite, who was born from seafoam,” said IAA archaeologist Rina Avner, according to the .
“It is also possible that the statue was of Poseidon, god of the sea.” The dolphin was a common motif in ancient Mediterranean art across millennia, from Minoan wall paintings to Greek vase paintings to Roman statuary.
The discovery of the statue, which depicts a dolphin diving downward with a fish in its mouth, was recently announced in a press release issued by the IAA in Hebrew.