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September 03, 2017

Planning Underway for Maui Whale Festival 2018: Calendar of Events

Pacific Whale Foundation has released a tentative schedule of events for Maui Whale Festival 2018, marking their 38th year of celebrating humpback whales.
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March 13, 2017

UPDATE: Entangled Subadult Humpback Whale Cut Free Off Maui

A whale was entangled in large gauge electrical cable deeply embedded in its mouth. All gear except what could not be pulled was successfully removed.
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February 14, 2017

37th Annual World Whale Day & Parade, Feb. 18

Presented by Pacific Whale Foundation, World Whale Day is a community festival with a global mission to inspire conservation on behalf of marine wildlife...
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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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February 06, 2017

Humpback Whale Sanctuary Seeks Advisory Council Applicants

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is seeking to fill five primary and two alternate seats on its advisory council.
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January 12, 2017

Thar She Blows! Maui Whale Season in Full Bloom

Peak whale season is now underway as the humpback whales make their annual migration to the Hawaiian Islands. Here's a look at what's coming up for the whales
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December 20, 2016

Honua Kai Launches Whale Adoption Adventure

While travelers can’t actually take their own humpback home, they can symbolically adopt a whale, aid in ocean conservation and embark on a whale watching adventure with a new beach front offering at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa.
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October 20, 2016

PWF Spots its First Whale of the Season

Pacific Whale Foundation spotted their first whale of the season today, Oct. 20, 2016, off the coast of Lahaina in West Maui. A captain aboard the Ocean Discovery confirmed the sighting after being alerted to the possible sighting by crew aboard the Queen's Treasure.
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August 26, 2016

VIDEO: Emaciated Humpback Whale Makes Premature Appearance, Tailed by Tiger Shark

In an untimely appearance, a humpback whale was spotted in Maui waters off the coast of Lahaina on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2016, ahead of the traditional whale season in Hawaiian waters.
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June 01, 2016

8 Maui Ecotour Companies Get Seal of Approval

The Hawaiʻi Ecotourism Association has expanded their Sustainable Tour Certification Program. There are now 8 Maui businesses with the Seal of Approval.
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February 29, 2016

732 Humpbacks Tallied in 2016 Great Whale Count

Researchers speculate that the strong El Nino may be having an effect on whale migration, noting the whales began arriving later this year, and saying that it is likely that the peak of the season has yet to occur.
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February 15, 2016

Operation Koholā: Whale Guardian Patrol Off Maui

Coast Guard crews with Hawaiʻi Department of Natural Resources conservation officers conducted joint patrols off Maui Thursday in conjunction with Operation Koholā Guardian.
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January 20, 2016

Whale Trust Golf Tournament to Support Whale Research

For the 11th consecutive year, Whale Trust Maui, the Maui-based international whale research organization, invites the public to “tee off for whale research” on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at 8 a.m., at the King Kamehameha Golf Club.
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January 14, 2016

PWF Seeks Vendors for World Whale Day

Pacific Whale Foundation invites emerging green businesses and entrepreneurs to share their product, service or message with over 20,000 Maui residents and visitors at the 36th annual World Whale Day celebration on Saturday, Feb. 13, in Kīhei.
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January 14, 2016

Maui Ocean Center Unveils New Māʻalaea Whale Lookout

The facility's maintenance team built the observation platform behind the Maui Ocean Center Tide Pool exhibit to provide the public and small groups with an ocean view of Māʻalaea Harbor.
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