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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 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, December 1, 2014 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, December 1, 2014 - 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, December 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 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, December 2, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 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
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 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, December 3, 2014 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 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, December 4, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, December 5, 2014 - 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, December 5, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, December 5, 2014 - 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, December 5, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Friday, December 5, 2014 - 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, December 5, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 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, December 6, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 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, December 6, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 7:00am
 
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
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 7:00am


Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 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
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, December 8, 2014 - 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, December 8, 2014 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, December 8, 2014 - 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, December 8, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 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, December 9, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 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
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 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, December 10, 2014 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 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, December 11, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, December 12, 2014 - 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, December 12, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, December 12, 2014 - 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, December 12, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Friday, December 12, 2014 - 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, December 12, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 7:00am
 
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, December 13, 2014 - 7:00am


Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 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, December 13, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 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, December 13, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 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
Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, December 15, 2014 - 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, December 15, 2014 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, December 15, 2014 - 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, December 15, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, December 15, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 15, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 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, December 16, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 16, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 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
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 17, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 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, December 17, 2014 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 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, December 18, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 18, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Friday, December 19, 2014 - 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, December 19, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, December 19, 2014 - 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, December 19, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Friday, December 19, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 19, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Friday, December 19, 2014 - 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, December 19, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 7:00am
 
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, December 20, 2014 - 7:00am


Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 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, December 20, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 20, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 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, December 20, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 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
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 21, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Monday, December 22, 2014 - 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, December 22, 2014 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, December 22, 2014 - 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, December 22, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, December 22, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 22, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 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, December 23, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 23, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 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
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 24, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 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, December 24, 2014 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 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, December 25, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, December 26, 2014 - 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, December 26, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Friday, December 26, 2014 - 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, December 26, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Friday, December 26, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 26, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Friday, December 26, 2014 - 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, December 26, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 7:00am
 
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, December 27, 2014 - 7:00am


Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 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, December 27, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 27, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 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, December 27, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 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
Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 28, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Monday, December 29, 2014 - 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, December 29, 2014 - 7:30am - 9:30am


Monday, December 29, 2014 - 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, December 29, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00am - Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 4:00pm

Pacific Whale Foundation’s Ocean Camp offers fun and adventure for kids in grades 1 through 5 at PWF’s Discovery Center at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. Ocean Camp features a different theme each session and a variety of field trips and activities -- including surfing lessons, snorkel cruises, beach visits, art projects, science explorations, and more. Led by PWF’s experienced and enthusiastic marine educators, the adult to camper ratio is approximately 1:12. Camp registration fees are $80 per day or $64 per day for PWF Members. Last minute registration is $88 per day ($70 for PWF Members). For more information or to register your child for individual or multiple days, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.

Discovery Center
Children's Camp
Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00am - Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 4:00pm


Monday, December 29, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 29, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 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, December 30, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 30, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 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
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am


Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 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
WAILEA MARRIOTT
offered Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-11:30am
Oceanfront path in front of Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive
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
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, December 31, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 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, December 31, 2014 - 8:45am - 11:30am