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World Whale Film Festival 2020

Pacific Whale Foundation
02/11/20

The 4th annual World Whale Film Festival is here! This event has proven to be a lasting and powerful addition to our Maui Whale Festival. The Film Festival promotes visual storytellers who are passionate about our oceans and tell powerful...

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Welcome to a Reimagined Whale Day in 2020!

Pacific Whale Foundation
02/07/20

Whale Day has been one of the most popular Maui community events, dating back to 1980, and is always a special occasion, but this year’s Whale Day celebration is special for a few reasons.   Whale Day began as a way for the founder of...

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Maui Whale Festival is fun for the entire family!

Pacific Whale Foundation
01/30/20

Each year since 1980, Pacific Whale Foundation puts on the Maui Whale Festival, a series of events throughout the month of February to celebrate and educate about the marine animal they have been working for the past 40 years to...

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Embrace the Rains of Maui

Pacific Whale Foundation
01/08/20

Guest post by international award-winning astronomy writer and speaker Harriet Witt, your guide to the stars onboard our Sunset & Celestial Cruise. Featured image from Selket Kaufman Psst! You… yeah you… are a passenger on a planet… on a blue-green...

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PWF Education: Year in Review

Pacific Whale Foundation
01/01/20

Submitted by PWF Education Manager Robyn EhrlichWhat has our education team been up to this year? Well, we’ve had another successful year of our tried and true programs: Ocean Camp, Keiki Whalewatch, and now Plastic Pollution Solutions. We’ve also begun to work...

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Christmas Critters

Pacific Whale Foundation
12/24/19

Happy Holidays from Pacific Whale Foundation! Everyone is in the holiday spirit, including some of our underwater friends ;) Did you know that there is marine life found in the waters of Maui whose names are holiday inspired? Here are...

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2019 PWF Research Accomplishments

Pacific Whale Foundation
12/19/19

With the support of passengers, members and donors, the year 2019 has been a busy and successful one for the Pacific Whale Foundation’s Research Department - both on a local and global scale. All of our accomplishments during the past...

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Pacific Whale Foundation Holiday Gift Guide

Pacific Whale Foundation
12/18/19

Tis the season to think of others and the ways in which we show our appreciation for them being in our lives. Many of us try to accomplish this goal with considerate gifts. We have compiled a list of gift ideas...

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10 Green Dining and Shopping Options on Maui

Pacific Whale Foundation
12/04/19

Part of our RETHINK campaign, in which we offer everyday alternatives to single-use plastics, is to recognize those who are leading by example and to learn what other actions our communities can be taking to inspire environmental stewardship. Here you'll...

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PWF Researchers Present at International Conference

Pacific Whale Foundation
11/27/19

Next month, Pacific Whale Foundation researchers are set to present at the World Marine Mammal Conference, held in Barcelona, Spain. This conference is unique in that it is a merger of two regional conferences, held by the Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) and...

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