First established in 1992, World Oceans Day is a global day of recognition meant to strengthen the voice of the ocean and coastal constituencies worldwide. It takes place each year on June 8 and the theme for 2020 is Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean. This year, you...Read More
Is PacWhale Eco-Adventures open? Our Lahaina retail store is now open in a limited capacity that allows us to enforce safety protocols and physical distancing between customers as well as staff. Our Eco-Adventures are temporarily suspended until local restrictions allow for operation. Please continue...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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.