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Pacific Whale Foundation Makes a Splash at the World Marine Mammal Conference

Alicia Wood
07/29/20

Thanks to our wonderful members, donors, and PacWhale Eco-Adventures passengers, our researchers had the opportunity to travel to Barcelona, Spain in December 2019 to attend the World Marine Mammal Conference. This conference was truly one-of-a-kind because it represented a combined meeting for...

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A Voice For Whales

Alicia Wood
07/15/20

February 2018, Pacific Whale Foundation’s founder Greg Kaufman passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. A pioneer in noninvasive humpback whale research in the mid-1970s, Greg founded Pacific Whale Foundation in 1980 to educate the public, from a scientific...

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Virtual Ocean Camp

Alicia Wood
06/30/20

Introducing Pacific Whale Foundation’s Virtual Ocean Camp for children in grades 1-5! To continue bringing your keiki engaging educational content about the marine environment during summer break while remaining safe, we are taking Ocean Camp online.  You can sign your kieki...

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Aloha Friday with Marty Dread

Alicia Wood
06/24/20

Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun! Join PacWhale Eco-Adventures LIVE this Friday for an Aloha Friday event to remember with our Maui party ambassador Marty Dread. On June 26 at 2:30 p.m., Dread will donate his considerable talents as he takes to the...

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Voices of Maui Nui | Sharing Mana’o with Ekolu Lindsey

Alicia Wood
06/17/20

Inā mālama ‘oe i ke kai, mālama no ke kai iā ‘oe   If you care for the ocean, the ocean will care for you  A shining example of sustainability and cultural preservation in action, Edwin “Ekolu” Lindsey reminds us that we all share a responsibility to walk lightly, live mindfully and get involved in our community to...

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Voices of Maui Nui

Alicia Wood
06/05/20

Aloha, I’m Lindsey Gomez, the new Marketing Assistant here at Pacific Whale Foundation. I was born and raised on the island of Maui, and I am hapa haole, half white. My mother is from New York, and my father is from Bogotá, Colombia. Although I...

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Celebrate World Oceans Day 2020 with Pacific Whale Foundation

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...

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Covid-19 FAQ

Alicia Wood
06/02/20

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...

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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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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.

We are happy to now offer three new kama‘aina-rate private charters: Molokini Wild Side, Honolua Bay Snorkel, and Sunset Sail.

You can help! Donate to our $5-Fundraiser and Sign Up for the Latest Updates & Specials

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