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March 27, 2018

PacWhale Fleet of Vessels to Gather in Honor of Founder

Well-wishers of Pacific Whale Foundation founder, Greg Kaufman, are invited to gather at Mākena State Park's Big Beach on March 30 for a Celebration of Life.
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February 16, 2018

Top Maui Headlines with Kiaora Bohlool

Here are some of the important headlines and stories you need to know around Maui, in this brief newscast with Maui Now’s Kiaora Bohlool.
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February 12, 2018

Pacific Whale Foundation Bids Aloha to Founder

Pacific Whale Foundation today confirmed the passing of founder and executive director, Greg Kaufman.  Kaufman passed away after a battle with brain cancer.
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February 06, 2017

First Annual World Whale Film Festival, Feb. 11

The World Whale Film Festival is offered free to the public in an effort to raise awareness and inspire efforts to protect the world’s oceans and wildlife.
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June 03, 2015

PWF’s Kaufman Presents Research at International Meeting

Pacific Whale Foundation Chief Scientist and Founder Greg Kaufman is presenting six research papers at the International Whaling Commission’s Scientific Committee Meeting scheduled for May 28 through today in San Diego, California.
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February 25, 2013

Maui Whale Count Tallies 1,126 Humpbacks

The peak for the whalewatch season is yet to come, according to data compiled by the Pacific Whale Foundation. The largest number of sightings on Saturday was at Pu’u Olai where 327 whales were counted, including 15 calves.
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February 26, 2012

1,054 Sightings in Maui’s Great Whale Count

The largest number of sightings was at Pu’u Olai were 232 whales were counted, (33 of them claves); followed by Papawai Point (the scenic lookout on the Honoapiilani Highway) with 189 whales; and Ma'alaea with 167 whales. The 2012 tally, was 34% less than the 1,607 whales counted in 2011.
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February 19, 2012

PHOTOS: Maui’s Epic 32nd Annual ‘Whale Day’

Maui's Pacific Whale Foundation threw their 32nd Annual 'Whale Day' festival featuring special musical performances, vendors, keiki activities, local food, and information booths from Pacific Whale Foundation and other Maui organizations.
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July 21, 2011

LED Switch at Pacific Whale Foundation to Save $50,000

The move is expected to cut the organization's energy use by more than 15,000 kwh per year, and prevent nearly 25,000 pounds of CO2 from entering the atmosphere annually.
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February 28, 2011

1,607 Humpback Whales Sighted in 2011 Great Maui Whale Count

Monitoring was conducted from a dozen counting stations, with the largest count recorded at Puu Olai.
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May 04, 2010

Emergency ferry shuttle offered for those stranded by fire

By Wendy Osher The Pacific Whale foundation is offering an emergency ferry shuttle service for those stranded on either end of the island by the Ukumehame brush fire and subsequent Honoapiilani Highway Road closure. Greg Kaufman, the Executive Director of the Pacific Whale Foundation said the agency had offered the service in past emergencies to... Read more »
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March 12, 2010

Two Abandoned Whale Calf Encounters Reported in Maui Waters

The Pacific Whale foundation reported two encounters with an emaciated and apparently abandoned whale calf in waters off of Maui last week.  Agency officials say it’s likely that the separate encounters may have been the same animal, but were unable to obtain a positive identification. Greg Kaufman, the founder and Executive Director of Pacific Whale... Read more »
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March 09, 2010

1,208 Whales Sighted in Great Maui Whale Count

A total of 1,208 humpback whale sightings were reported in the Great Maui Whale Count, held over the weekend.  The Pacific Whale Foundation says an average of 382 whales per hour were tallied during the count, which took place at 12 stations across Maui.  The sightings represented a 19.6% increase over last year, but still... Read more »
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March 03, 2010

Maui’s Great Whale Count Rescheduled to Saturday, March 6

Maui’s Great Whale Count has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 6, after last weekend’s tsunami warning forced the event host, Pacific Whale Foundation, to postpone the count. “While tsunamis generally don’t appear to have an effect on whales, the threat of a tsunami did have an impact on the humans who were planning to count... Read more »
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