Posted on: July 11, 2014

August 2014 Events at Pacific Whale Foundation

 
There’s a new cruise in town and it’s rockin-n-rollin to the oldies every Wednesday out of Ma'alaea Harbor. Read on for more information about Pacific Whale Foundation’s “Cruisin' To The Oldies” and other exciting events happening in August. 
 
Island Rhythms Sunset Cocktail Cruise
Fridays, August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 5:00pm - 7:00p

Get onboard for lots of fun, food and dancing on our Island Rhythms Sunset Cocktail Cruise with local reggae star Marty Dread. Offered Friday nights from Ma‘alaea Harbor, this music-filled excursion includes delicious appetizers, perfectly mixed Mai Tais and other drinks, plus a stunning sunset backdrop as you party on the bow of the boat. Call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at www.pacificwhale.org and save 10%. PWF Members save 20%. Discounts also available for kama‘aina.

Moonlight Tidepool Exploration
 
Tuesday, August 5 and 19 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Brittle stars, urchins, octopi, oh my! Come meet some of the fascinating creatures that roam South Maui’s tidepools at night during our Moonlight Tidepool Exploration. This discovery event is recommended for people ages 6 and over and costs only $7 per child and $15 per adult. Refreshments will be provided. Participants are asked to wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight. The event is co-sponsored by Mana Kai Maui Resort. Call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or visit www.pacificwhale.org to book online.

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Cruisin' To The Oldies
Wednesdays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
 
Shake, rattle and roll with DJ Michael G and special guest Darren Lee of "Burn'n Love" on this rockin' cruise out of Ma‘alaea Harbor every Wednesday. Enjoy cool 50's and 60’s music, premium appetizers, unlimited juice and soda, plus Maui Brewing Co. beer, wine and tropical cocktails for adults 21+ (valid picture i.d. required). Get your tickets now for this dance party at sea! Call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at pacificwhale.org and save 10%. PWF Members save 20%. Discounts also available for kama‘aina.
 
Super Moon Cruise
Sunday, August 10 from 8:00pm - 10:00pm

August 10 will be the penultimate “supermoon” of 2014, when the full moon makes its closest approach to the earth’s orbit -- resulting in the moon’s largest apparent size as seen from our planet. There’s no better vantage point to witness this super phenomenon than on the ocean, cruising with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation. Our Super Moon Cruise includes narration by Harriet Witt, an award-winning astronomer known for her entertaining and informative commentary on all things lunar. The cruise departs from Lahaina Harbor and includes beverages, appetizers, desserts and a free full-color marine life poster. Call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at www.pacificwhale.org and save 10%. PWF Members save 20%. Discounts also available for kama‘aina.

Stargazing Cruise
Sunday, August 24 from 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Experience the enchantment of Maui's velvet night sky on this stargazing cruise with Pacific Whale Foundation Eco-Adventures. Here in Hawaii, the most remote island chain in the world, you'll experience brilliant stars from an optimal vantage point. Your special guest narrator is Harriet Witt, an international award-winning writer and speaker on astronomy. The cruise includes beverages, appetizers, desserts and a free full-color marine life poster. Call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at www.pacificwhale.org and save 10%. PWF Members save 20%. Discounts also available for kama‘aina.

Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach
Daily (except Wednesdays and Sundays) from 8:00am - 11:00am

Free and open to all, Pacific Whale Foundation's Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach in Wailea is staffed by an expert marine naturalist who helps you learn about the fish and marine wildlife that you'll see while snorkeling at this popular reef. Free use of fish i.d. cards and reference books. For information, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 between 6am and 9pm daily.

VOLUNTEERING ON VACATION

Volunteering on Vacation is a free program offered by Pacific Whale Foundation that helps you easily find meaningful volunteer projects to benefit Maui's natural environment. You’ll enjoy access to off-the-beaten-trails and scenic locales where you can learn about the history and ecosystem of each area:

·        Haleakala National Park - First and Third Saturdays
·        Malama Honokowai - Every Saturday
·        Hoaloha‘aina (South Maui) - Every Monday
·        O'o Farm (Waipoli, Kula) - Every Wednesday O
·        Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (Waihee Coastal Dunes) - Every Friday
·        Beach Clean-up with Pacific Whale Foundation - Daily on your own schedule

Get a free totebag for volunteering 3 hours or more. Please call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance to sign up for your volunteer adventure. Visit http://www.volunteersonvacation.org/ to learn more.