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Ulua Beach in Wailea, 7/31/13. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Snorkeler Dies After Being Pulled from Wailea Waters
June 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (61) · Maui News
 

A visitor died after he was found floating approximately 100 yards from shore at Wailea Point in South Maui on Sunday afternoon, police said.


Great Whale Count. Courtesy.  File photo, Pacific Whale Foundation.
2014 Maui Whale Count Tallies 1,331 Humpbacks
February 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (7) · Featured, Maui News
 

An total of 1,331 humpback whale sightings were recorded during the Pacific Whale Foundation’s annual Great Whale Count held on Saturday.


Great Whale Count. Courtesy.  File photo, Pacific Whale Foundation.
Volunteers Sought for Great Maui Whale Count
February 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

The Pacific Whale Foundation is seeking volunteers to participate in the organization’s Great Whale Count, scheduled to take place from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.


First Maui whale sighting of 2013.  Photo courtesy Pacific Whale Foundation.
First Humpback Whale of the Season Sighted off Maui
October 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (23) · Featured, Maui News
 

The first whale sighting off Maui for the 2013 season was reported on Saturday morning, about two miles from Molokini.


Grounded vessel at McGregor Point, Maui, Sept. 10, 2013.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Coast Guard Investigating Grounded Vessel at McGregor Point
September 10th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (12) · Featured, Maui News
 

Officials with the Pacific Whale Foundation say its grounded Ocean Odyssey vessel was removed from the rocky area near Papawai Point, Maui at approximately 8:30 this morning.


Great Whale Count. Courtesy.  File photo, Pacific Whale Foundation.
Maui Whale Count Tallies 1,126 Humpbacks
February 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


Courtesy surveillance photo.
Crime Watch: Maalaea Wallet Theft
February 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Crime Statistics, Maui News
 

Authorities say the male individual captured in the attached surveillance photos was observed entering the back door at Pacific Whale Foundation and removing a wallet with contents and a cell phone from an employee’s purse.


Photo courtesy Lahaina Cruise Company.
Whale Sightings Trickle In as Season Gets Started
October 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

The latest sighting was reported at around 11:35 a.m. on Sunday, October 21, 2012 by crews aboard the Kaulana vessel while en route to Lana’i on a snorkeling adventure.


Photo Courtesy Pacific Whale Foundation.
Whale Season Returns with First Maui Humpback Sighting
October 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The single whale was spotted about four miles outside of Ma’alaea Harbor at 9 a.m. on Monday, October 15, 2012.


Great Whale Count. Courtesy.  File photo, Pacific Whale Foundation.
1,054 Sightings in Maui’s Great Whale Count
February 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (5) · Featured, Maui News
 

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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