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Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. You’ll depart from Lahaina Harbor on Ocean Adventurer, a smooth-riding raft that offers inspiring water-level views. Led a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am

Through Volunteering on Vacation, a free program offered by Pacific Whale Foundation, join South Maui Volunteers and group leaders Bob and Lis Richardson to help maintain an ocean-side trail, restore sand dunes, pick up litter and remove invasive species. 7:30 to 9:30 am. Bring water, snacks and sunscreen and wear solid, closed-toed shoes. Get a free Volunteering on Vacation tote bag for your efforts! For info and to sign up call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org. Please check back here each week for project and meeting location or visit http://www.southmauivolunteers.com/

 
 
South Maui
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, March 2, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Monday, March 2, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 8:45am - 11:30am

Join us to work on an exquisite organic farm in Kula. O’o Farm is a unique and divergent multi- faceted operation that showcases a working farm like no other. Located in the misting forest of Waipoli, its 8.5 acres sustains numerous crops that have been developed from virgin land. Meet at O'o Farms at 8:45 on Wednesday mornings in Kula. The project work lasts from 8:45 until 11:30 and will include assorted farm chores. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring a light jacket that you do not mind getting a little dirty, water, and sunscreen. Gloves and gardening tools are provided. Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance in advance to sign up!

***Please note the volunteer tote bag is not included in this project.

Visit www.volunteersonvacation.org for more information.

Waipoli, Kula
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. This cruise is timed to coincide with the golden light of sunset. Led by a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Shake, rattle and roll with DJ Michael G 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 (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at www.pacificwhale.org and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama’aina. 

Ma'alaea Harbor
Special Cruises
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
 
This free activity, offered through Pacific Whale Foundation's Volunteering on Vacation program,  connects you with the team at  Hawaiian Islands Land Trust. In their company, you'll visit the Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge, a remarkable coastal area that's rich in Hawaiian history and bird watching, to remove invasive species and clear brush.

The program takes place every Friday from 8:00 am to noon and includes four hours of work. Meet at 8:00 am at the Waihee Refuge, located off of Halewaiu Road. To get there, travel north on Kahekili Highway (Route 340) and turn right onto Halewaiu Road in Waihee. The entrance to the refuge will be a dirt road on the left just before the stop sign for traffic coming in the opposite direction. After arriving at the entrance continue onto the dirt road and drive past two gates to gather by the green colored house. Bring water and sunscreen, and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and hat (sun protection). Snacks and cold drinks will be provided.

Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Friday, March 6, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
 
Nothing says fun more than dancing to island rhythms on an open-air dance floor at sunset at sea!  Charismatic, fun-loving recording star Marty Dread gets everyone up and dancing to classic reggae, island rhythms, pop and rock favorites. A variety of tasty appetizers keep you fueled for dancing. Quench your thirst with local microbrewed beer, wine, juices, sodas, Mai Tais and tropical cocktails. This is a great multi-generational cruise; kids, teens and adults love it! During the winter months, whale sightings add to the magic of this cruise. For information and reservations, follow this link: http://www.pacificwhale.org/content/island-rhythms-sunset-cocktail-cruise or call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.
 
From Ma'alaea Harbor
Special Cruises
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 7:30am - 2:30pm
 
This free activity, offered through Pacific Whale Foundation's Volunteering on Vacation program, offers free transportation and admission to Haleakala National Park, on an adventure led by a certified naturalist and professionally trained guide. While visiting the park, you'll help remove invasive plants or help with other projects to protect the park's incredible eco-system. We'll stop to have a picnic and enjoy a short hike. In exchange for your efforts, you'll receive a free tote bag from Pacific Whale Foundation. Service trips are offered the first Saturday (7:30am) and third Saturday (1:00pm) of the month.
 
Warm clothes, long pants and closed-toed shoes are required. Bring water and lunch for a picnic at the park. Offered on the first and third Saturdays of every month. Local residents and visitors are welcome! Meet in front of Pacific Whale Foundation's Ocean Store in Ma'alaea or in the parking lot of Tavares Community Center in Pukalani. Advance reservations are required. Please call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org.
 
Haleakala National Park
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 7:30am - 2:30pm


Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Through Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation Program, volunteer with Malama Honokawai and visit the beautiful and hidden Honokawai Valley, an area closed to the public. Among Hawaiian archaeological sites, you’ll learn about Hawaiian history and culture as you help to remove invasive weed plants and possibly plant native species. The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Bring water, snacks, lunch, sunscreen and bug repellent and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and a t-shirt. Meet at 9:00 am in front of North Sugar Cane Train Station, Puukoli Road, Kaanapali. You'll receive a free tote bag for your efforts. Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance to sign up. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org.

Honokowai Valley
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. You’ll depart from Lahaina Harbor on Ocean Adventurer, a smooth-riding raft that offers inspiring water-level views. Led a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, March 9, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am

Through Volunteering on Vacation, a free program offered by Pacific Whale Foundation, join South Maui Volunteers and group leaders Bob and Lis Richardson to help maintain an ocean-side trail, restore sand dunes, pick up litter and remove invasive species. 7:30 to 9:30 am. Bring water, snacks and sunscreen and wear solid, closed-toed shoes. Get a free Volunteering on Vacation tote bag for your efforts! For info and to sign up call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org. Please check back here each week for project and meeting location or visit http://www.southmauivolunteers.com/

 
 
South Maui
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, March 9, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Monday, March 9, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:45am - 11:30am

Join us to work on an exquisite organic farm in Kula. O’o Farm is a unique and divergent multi- faceted operation that showcases a working farm like no other. Located in the misting forest of Waipoli, its 8.5 acres sustains numerous crops that have been developed from virgin land. Meet at O'o Farms at 8:45 on Wednesday mornings in Kula. The project work lasts from 8:45 until 11:30 and will include assorted farm chores. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring a light jacket that you do not mind getting a little dirty, water, and sunscreen. Gloves and gardening tools are provided. Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance in advance to sign up!

***Please note the volunteer tote bag is not included in this project.

Visit www.volunteersonvacation.org for more information.

Waipoli, Kula
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. This cruise is timed to coincide with the golden light of sunset. Led by a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Shake, rattle and roll with DJ Michael G 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 (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at www.pacificwhale.org and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama’aina. 

Ma'alaea Harbor
Special Cruises
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
 
This free activity, offered through Pacific Whale Foundation's Volunteering on Vacation program,  connects you with the team at  Hawaiian Islands Land Trust. In their company, you'll visit the Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge, a remarkable coastal area that's rich in Hawaiian history and bird watching, to remove invasive species and clear brush.

The program takes place every Friday from 8:00 am to noon and includes four hours of work. Meet at 8:00 am at the Waihee Refuge, located off of Halewaiu Road. To get there, travel north on Kahekili Highway (Route 340) and turn right onto Halewaiu Road in Waihee. The entrance to the refuge will be a dirt road on the left just before the stop sign for traffic coming in the opposite direction. After arriving at the entrance continue onto the dirt road and drive past two gates to gather by the green colored house. Bring water and sunscreen, and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and hat (sun protection). Snacks and cold drinks will be provided.

Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Friday, March 13, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
 
Nothing says fun more than dancing to island rhythms on an open-air dance floor at sunset at sea!  Charismatic, fun-loving recording star Marty Dread gets everyone up and dancing to classic reggae, island rhythms, pop and rock favorites. A variety of tasty appetizers keep you fueled for dancing. Quench your thirst with local microbrewed beer, wine, juices, sodas, Mai Tais and tropical cocktails. This is a great multi-generational cruise; kids, teens and adults love it! During the winter months, whale sightings add to the magic of this cruise. For information and reservations, follow this link: http://www.pacificwhale.org/content/island-rhythms-sunset-cocktail-cruise or call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.
 
From Ma'alaea Harbor
Special Cruises
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Through Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation Program, volunteer with Malama Honokawai and visit the beautiful and hidden Honokawai Valley, an area closed to the public. Among Hawaiian archaeological sites, you’ll learn about Hawaiian history and culture as you help to remove invasive weed plants and possibly plant native species. The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Bring water, snacks, lunch, sunscreen and bug repellent and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and a t-shirt. Meet at 9:00 am in front of North Sugar Cane Train Station, Puukoli Road, Kaanapali. You'll receive a free tote bag for your efforts. Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance to sign up. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org.

Honokowai Valley
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. You’ll depart from Lahaina Harbor on Ocean Adventurer, a smooth-riding raft that offers inspiring water-level views. Led a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, March 16, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am

Through Volunteering on Vacation, a free program offered by Pacific Whale Foundation, join South Maui Volunteers and group leaders Bob and Lis Richardson to help maintain an ocean-side trail, restore sand dunes, pick up litter and remove invasive species. 7:30 to 9:30 am. Bring water, snacks and sunscreen and wear solid, closed-toed shoes. Get a free Volunteering on Vacation tote bag for your efforts! For info and to sign up call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org. Please check back here each week for project and meeting location or visit http://www.southmauivolunteers.com/

 
 
South Maui
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, March 16, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Monday, March 16, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 8:45am - 11:30am

Join us to work on an exquisite organic farm in Kula. O’o Farm is a unique and divergent multi- faceted operation that showcases a working farm like no other. Located in the misting forest of Waipoli, its 8.5 acres sustains numerous crops that have been developed from virgin land. Meet at O'o Farms at 8:45 on Wednesday mornings in Kula. The project work lasts from 8:45 until 11:30 and will include assorted farm chores. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring a light jacket that you do not mind getting a little dirty, water, and sunscreen. Gloves and gardening tools are provided. Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance in advance to sign up!

***Please note the volunteer tote bag is not included in this project.

Visit www.volunteersonvacation.org for more information.

Waipoli, Kula
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. This cruise is timed to coincide with the golden light of sunset. Led by a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm


Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Shake, rattle and roll with DJ Michael G 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 (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at www.pacificwhale.org and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama’aina. 

Ma'alaea Harbor
Special Cruises
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, March 20, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Friday, March 20, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, March 20, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
 
This free activity, offered through Pacific Whale Foundation's Volunteering on Vacation program,  connects you with the team at  Hawaiian Islands Land Trust. In their company, you'll visit the Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge, a remarkable coastal area that's rich in Hawaiian history and bird watching, to remove invasive species and clear brush.

The program takes place every Friday from 8:00 am to noon and includes four hours of work. Meet at 8:00 am at the Waihee Refuge, located off of Halewaiu Road. To get there, travel north on Kahekili Highway (Route 340) and turn right onto Halewaiu Road in Waihee. The entrance to the refuge will be a dirt road on the left just before the stop sign for traffic coming in the opposite direction. After arriving at the entrance continue onto the dirt road and drive past two gates to gather by the green colored house. Bring water and sunscreen, and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and hat (sun protection). Snacks and cold drinks will be provided.

Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Friday, March 20, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
 
Nothing says fun more than dancing to island rhythms on an open-air dance floor at sunset at sea!  Charismatic, fun-loving recording star Marty Dread gets everyone up and dancing to classic reggae, island rhythms, pop and rock favorites. A variety of tasty appetizers keep you fueled for dancing. Quench your thirst with local microbrewed beer, wine, juices, sodas, Mai Tais and tropical cocktails. This is a great multi-generational cruise; kids, teens and adults love it! During the winter months, whale sightings add to the magic of this cruise. For information and reservations, follow this link: http://www.pacificwhale.org/content/island-rhythms-sunset-cocktail-cruise or call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.
 
From Ma'alaea Harbor
Special Cruises
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Through Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation Program, volunteer with Malama Honokawai and visit the beautiful and hidden Honokawai Valley, an area closed to the public. Among Hawaiian archaeological sites, you’ll learn about Hawaiian history and culture as you help to remove invasive weed plants and possibly plant native species. The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Bring water, snacks, lunch, sunscreen and bug repellent and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and a t-shirt. Meet at 9:00 am in front of North Sugar Cane Train Station, Puukoli Road, Kaanapali. You'll receive a free tote bag for your efforts. Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance to sign up. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org.

Honokowai Valley
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 1:00pm - 8:00pm
 
This free activity, offered through Pacific Whale Foundation's Volunteering on Vacation program, offers free transportation and admission to Haleakala National Park, on an adventure led by a certified naturalist and professionally trained guide. While visiting the park, you'll help remove invasive plants or help with other projects to protect the park's incredible eco-system. We'll stop to have a picnic and enjoy a short hike. In exchange for your efforts, you'll receive a free tote bag from Pacific Whale Foundation. Service trips are offered the first Saturday (7:30am) and third Saturday (1:00pm) of the month.
 
Warm clothes, long pants and closed-toed shoes are required. Bring water and lunch for a picnic at the park. Offered on the first and third Saturdays of every month. Local residents and visitors are welcome! Meet in front of Pacific Whale Foundation's Ocean Store in Ma'alaea or in the parking lot of Tavares Community Center in Pukalani. Advance reservations are required. Please call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org. 
 
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 1:00pm - 8:00pm


Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. You’ll depart from Lahaina Harbor on Ocean Adventurer, a smooth-riding raft that offers inspiring water-level views. Led a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, March 23, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am

Through Volunteering on Vacation, a free program offered by Pacific Whale Foundation, join South Maui Volunteers and group leaders Bob and Lis Richardson to help maintain an ocean-side trail, restore sand dunes, pick up litter and remove invasive species. 7:30 to 9:30 am. Bring water, snacks and sunscreen and wear solid, closed-toed shoes. Get a free Volunteering on Vacation tote bag for your efforts! For info and to sign up call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org. Please check back here each week for project and meeting location or visit http://www.southmauivolunteers.com/

 
 
South Maui
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, March 23, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Monday, March 23, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 8:45am - 11:30am

Join us to work on an exquisite organic farm in Kula. O’o Farm is a unique and divergent multi- faceted operation that showcases a working farm like no other. Located in the misting forest of Waipoli, its 8.5 acres sustains numerous crops that have been developed from virgin land. Meet at O'o Farms at 8:45 on Wednesday mornings in Kula. The project work lasts from 8:45 until 11:30 and will include assorted farm chores. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring a light jacket that you do not mind getting a little dirty, water, and sunscreen. Gloves and gardening tools are provided. Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance in advance to sign up!

***Please note the volunteer tote bag is not included in this project.

Visit www.volunteersonvacation.org for more information.

Waipoli, Kula
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. This cruise is timed to coincide with the golden light of sunset. Led by a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm


Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Shake, rattle and roll with DJ Michael G 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 (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at www.pacificwhale.org and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama’aina. 

Ma'alaea Harbor
Special Cruises
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
 
This free activity, offered through Pacific Whale Foundation's Volunteering on Vacation program,  connects you with the team at  Hawaiian Islands Land Trust. In their company, you'll visit the Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge, a remarkable coastal area that's rich in Hawaiian history and bird watching, to remove invasive species and clear brush.

The program takes place every Friday from 8:00 am to noon and includes four hours of work. Meet at 8:00 am at the Waihee Refuge, located off of Halewaiu Road. To get there, travel north on Kahekili Highway (Route 340) and turn right onto Halewaiu Road in Waihee. The entrance to the refuge will be a dirt road on the left just before the stop sign for traffic coming in the opposite direction. After arriving at the entrance continue onto the dirt road and drive past two gates to gather by the green colored house. Bring water and sunscreen, and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and hat (sun protection). Snacks and cold drinks will be provided.

Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Friday, March 27, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
 
Nothing says fun more than dancing to island rhythms on an open-air dance floor at sunset at sea!  Charismatic, fun-loving recording star Marty Dread gets everyone up and dancing to classic reggae, island rhythms, pop and rock favorites. A variety of tasty appetizers keep you fueled for dancing. Quench your thirst with local microbrewed beer, wine, juices, sodas, Mai Tais and tropical cocktails. This is a great multi-generational cruise; kids, teens and adults love it! During the winter months, whale sightings add to the magic of this cruise. For information and reservations, follow this link: http://www.pacificwhale.org/content/island-rhythms-sunset-cocktail-cruise or call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.
 
From Ma'alaea Harbor
Special Cruises
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Through Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation Program, volunteer with Malama Honokawai and visit the beautiful and hidden Honokawai Valley, an area closed to the public. Among Hawaiian archaeological sites, you’ll learn about Hawaiian history and culture as you help to remove invasive weed plants and possibly plant native species. The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Bring water, snacks, lunch, sunscreen and bug repellent and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and a t-shirt. Meet at 9:00 am in front of North Sugar Cane Train Station, Puukoli Road, Kaanapali. You'll receive a free tote bag for your efforts. Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance to sign up. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org.

Honokowai Valley
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Join us on this whale photography workshop at sea. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, this unique hands-on adventure will help you learn and practice expert techniques for photographing whales and other wildlife. You’ll depart from Lahaina Harbor on Ocean Adventurer, a smooth-riding raft that offers inspiring water-level views. Led a professional nature photographer, you’ll discover the most effective camera settings for our local conditions at sea. Bring your own digital camera and learn to get the best results from whatever model you currently own. Didn’t bring your camera? We also rent Canon PowerShot digital cameras from our Ocean Store. Safari includes free whale poster and collection of digital images taken by our photographers.

Call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online and save 10%. Additional savings for PWF members and kama'aina.

Special Cruises
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, March 30, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am

Through Volunteering on Vacation, a free program offered by Pacific Whale Foundation, join South Maui Volunteers and group leaders Bob and Lis Richardson to help maintain an ocean-side trail, restore sand dunes, pick up litter and remove invasive species. 7:30 to 9:30 am. Bring water, snacks and sunscreen and wear solid, closed-toed shoes. Get a free Volunteering on Vacation tote bag for your efforts! For info and to sign up call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. Learn more about Pacific Whale Foundation’s Volunteering on Vacation program at www.volunteersonvacation.org. Please check back here each week for project and meeting location or visit http://www.southmauivolunteers.com/

 
 
South Maui
Volunteer Meeting or Program
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, March 30, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Monday, March 30, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
 
Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. These information stations are open to all and offer:
 
·         hands-on exploration with marine models, artifacts and binoculars
·         interesting insights into Maui's geography, natural history and unique ecosystem
·         fascinating facts about whales, dolphins, turtles, coral reefs and other marine life
·         free gift from our Ocean Store when you complete the trail

Visit all four information stations and receive a FREE GIFT when you bring your stamped “Trail of the Whale” certificate to our Ocean Store at 612 Front St. in Lahaina or at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. To get started, pick up a new certificate from the Ocean Store or at any point along the Trail of the Whale:

PAPAWAI POINT  
offered daily from 8:00am-2:00pm
Scenic overlook off of Honoapi‘ilani (Route 30), 3 miles west of Ma‘alaea Harbor
MARRIOTT’S MAUI OCEAN CLUB
offered Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club, Ka‘anapali
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
ULUA BEACH
offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-11:30 am
Coral reef information station open year-round at Ulua Beach, Wailea
Various
Maui Whale Festival
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation's free 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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am daily except Wednesdays and Sundays. For info, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.   
 

Ulua Beach in Wailea
Beach Event
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am