PWF News

PWF News


Greg KaufmanMAUI, HI – Greg Kaufman, Chief Scientist and Founder of Pacific Whale Foundation, will be presenting six research papers at the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) Scientific Committee Meeting being held from May 22 to June 3 in San Diego, CA.


Greg KaufmanMa’alaea, Maui, HI – Greg Kaufman, Founder and Executive Director of Pacific Whale Foundation has been named to the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) Conservation Whalewatch Sub-committee, one of only two international whalewatch industry representatives to be chosen.


Dolphin SMART LogoFor Immediate Release

Maui - Pacific Whale Foundation is proud to announce its inclusion as part of the national Dolphin SMART program, becoming the sixth participant in Hawai‘i and the second on Maui. This partnership program was developed by NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and National Marine Fisheries Service, the Dolphin Ecology Project and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation.


Parade of Whales Pacific Whale Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2015 Parade of Whales. There is no cost to enter and prizes will be awarded in multiple categories.


Participants walking for the whales MA’ALAEA, HI—On Saturday, January 31, Pacific Whale Foundation’s annual Run & Walk for the Whales will be setting the pace to save the whales and our oceans with a 5K Run, 10K Run, Half Marathon Run, and 2.5 mile Walk. All races begin and end at the Ma’alaea Harbor Shops.


Ocean Spirit sailing vesselPacific Whale Foundation is proud to introduce the newest addition to its fleet, Ocean Spirit, Maui’s newest and finest sailing catamaran. Ocean Spirit and its trendsetting design will create an elegant platform for memorable whale and dolphin watches as well as snorkeling, sunset cocktail cruises, and private charters for visitors and residents of Maui.


‘Tis the season for festive holiday cruises with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation, including New Year’s Eve Cocktail Cruises from Lahaina and Ma‘alaea Harbors on December 31. Our Ocean Camp is a great way to keep the kids engaged and entertained during winter break, with sessions on December 29-31 and January 5-9. And our popular Trail of the Whale information stations will be offered along Maui’s coasts starting December 15.



It’s the season of thanksgiving and we invite you to celebrate with Pacific Whale Foundation on our Thanksgiving Cruises from Lahaina Harbor, Thursday November 27. Also, our Making Waves Lecture Series on November 13 will feature PWF Founder and Executive Director, Greg Kaufman, leading a discussion on how to “Be Whale Aware”. And on Veterans' Day, November 11, our Education team will be offering a special Ocean Camp for kids in grades 6-8. Read on for more information about these and other exciting events happening in November.


 
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