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Your Impact Will Go Twice as Far for a Pup

Do you notice all those folds of skin? They tell a heartbreaking story of a pup far too thin. 

Right now, there’s a $5,000 gift match waiting for the pups, and your support is needed to unlock it. 

Yes, your $5 = $10 today, meaning you can provide double the fish meals for a pup like Horseshoe. 

Get your gift matched
elephant seal pup Horseshoe
Heidi Nikolai

Heidi Nikolai

Animal Care Coordinator

As an Animal Care Coordinator based at Ke Kai Ola, our hospital for the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, Heidi leads coordination of Animal Care crews, including recruitment, training and communication. 

Heidi has a B.S. in Aeronautical Science and has previous experience working in large and small animal hospitals on the Big Island. She has volunteered in various roles at The Marine Mammal Center and Alaska SeaLife Center since 2015, and has been an employee at the Center since 2018. 

When not working, Heidi enjoys spending time at the beach with her family and two dogs.