There are about 35 known species of seahorse. The species of seahorse native to Hawaii is Hippocampus kuda, or mo‘olio in Hawaiian. Seahorses have adapted to form long term mating pairs, usually for life. The most well known characteristic of seahorses is that the males are the ones that get pregnant. Our original designed seahorse is 1 3/8 inches tall and is available in 14k white or yellow gold.