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Shop & Share with PacWhale Eco-Adventures

Alicia Wood
06/01/20

PacWhale Eco-Adventures is happy to announce our Lahaina Ocean Store will be back in business starting Monday, June 1!   “We’re really excited to be back in business,” says PacWhale's Director of Retail John Clock. “Not only can we keep our employees working, we can...

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PacWhale Eco-Adventures Kōkua Project

Pacific Whale Foundation
05/21/20

Although our PacWhale Eco-Adventures vessel operations and retail Ocean Stores have been temporarily closed due to the pandemic, we’re still hard at work! Our Research, Education, and Conservation departments have been continuing the PWF mission by analyzing data, attending virtual conferences, and creating virtual content to keep peopled engaged and...

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Last Day to Bid!

Alicia Wood
05/12/20

If you haven't checked out our Giving Tuesday Now Mini Online Auction yet, don't wait any longer! Today is your last day to bid on unique options and help support the continuation of our mission to protect the ocean and...

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Giving Tuesday Now Online Auction

Alicia Wood
05/05/20

Support Pacific Whale Foundation in the continuation of our mission to protect the ocean through science and advocacy and inspire environmental stewardship by participating in our Giving Tuesday Now event, running through next Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is a global generosity...

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How does COVID19 affect whales and dolphins?

Pacific Whale Foundation
04/24/20

The most frequently asked question we have received over the past few weeks is – how is the pandemic and accompanying shutdown affecting whales and dolphins?  Previous research has shown us that human-caused ocean noise, such as that from vessels...

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COVID 19 UPDATE

Alicia Wood
03/17/20

COVID-19 UPDATE Our thoughts go out to all that are being impacted by COVID-19. With a team dedicated to our response to this pandemic, we are meeting regularly to ensure the continuation of programs and services that allow our mission...

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40 Ways to Save the Whales on our 40th Anniversary

Pacific Whale Foundation
03/03/20

Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) was founded by Greg Kaufman 40 years ago with the primary goal of saving humpback whales, which were dangerously close to extinction in 1980. Now, our mission is to protect the ocean through science and advocacy and inspire...

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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 parade

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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COVID-19 UPDATE

Our thoughts go out to all that are being impacted by COVID-19. With a team dedicated to our response to this pandemic, we are meeting regularly to ensure the continuation of programs and services that allow our mission work to continue.

Pacific Whale Foundation’s leadership team is closely monitoring updates from the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19. We will continue to seek guidance from these agencies, public health officials and government agencies on an ongoing basis.

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