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Humpback Whale Freed of Entanglement in Maui Waters
Humpback Whale Freed of Entanglement in Maui Waters
March 12th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (3) · Featured, Maui News
 

Authorities say the entanglement was the third reported and confirmed this season, and the first successful response of the 2012-2013 season. The animal was found and reported by the tour vessel, Man-of-War, last Friday near Lahaina.


Tsunami Debris Team Hopes to Intercept Run-Away Dock
Tsunami Debris Team Hopes to Intercept Run-Away Dock
September 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Officials hope to find a run-away dock, and handle the dock at sea, to prevent serious environmental damage if it should reach shore.


Tsunami Marine Debris Special Lectures on Maui
Tsunami Marine Debris Special Lectures on Maui
May 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

NOAA’s Carey Morishige and Ruth Yender will provide information on efforts to collect data, assess the debris and possible impacts, and protect natural resources and coastlines.


Climate 101 Lecture Comes to Maui
Climate 101 Lecture Comes to Maui
April 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hosts a special presentation on Maui today to discuss the effects of climate change both globally, and locally.


VIDEO: Whale Response & Research Vessel Dedicated on Maui
VIDEO: Whale Response & Research Vessel Dedicated on Maui
February 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The vessel will help in efforts to free whales that get entangled in fishing gear. Entanglement has been identified as a primary threat to the species, with more than 50% of humpbacks in some regions having been recently entangled, according to sanctuary staff estimates.


Maui Tour Operators Invited to Free Ocean Awareness Training
Maui Tour Operators Invited to Free Ocean Awareness Training
October 5th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The free training provides marine tour operators and community volunteers with up-to-date knowledge and interpretive skills to properly educate visitors about Hawaii’s unique marine environment.