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January 08, 2018

Founder of Pacific Whale Foundation Undergoes Cancer Treatment

Kaufman and the organization say they are still going strong in the face of this health challenge with 2018 slated to be one of the most prolific years
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October 10, 2017

VIDEO: First Whales of the Season Spotted

Pacific Whale Foundation spotted their first whale of the season today, Oct. 10, 2017, at 9:32 a.m. off the coast of Kapalua in West Maui.
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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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July 10, 2017

PWF Golf Tournament at Mākena to Benefit Paniaka Wetland

The event will benefit the restoration of Paniaka Wetland, an important ecological and cultural site in Mākena State Park.
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February 27, 2017

984 Humpbacks Tallied in 2017 Great Whale Count

Hundreds of humpback whale sightings were reported during the 2017 Great Whale Count on Maui over the weekend, conducted by the Pacific Whale Foundation.
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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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January 23, 2017

2017 Run & Walk for the Whales, Feb. 4

Pacific Whale Foundation's annual Run & Walk for the Whales will take place on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. One of Maui's largest sporting events, Run & Walk for...
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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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April 21, 2016

Two Mother’s Day Cruises with Pacific Whale Foundation

Pacific Whale Foundation will set sail on May 8 for two special Mother's Day trips: an afternoon brunch cruise and sunset dinner sail, both leaving from Lāhainā.
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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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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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November 25, 2015

Pacific Whale Foundation “Welcomes Home the Whales” with Ecotours

Each year, the PWF honors the return of the humpback whales to Maui with the two-hour ecotours led by members of their research team.
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