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PacWhale Eco-Adventures Kōkua Project

Pacific Whale Foundation
05/21/20

Although our PacWhale Eco-Adventures vessel operations and retail Ocean Stores have been temporarily closed due to the pandemic, we’re still hard at work! Our Research, Education, and Conservation departments have been continuing the PWF mission by analyzing data, attending virtual conferences, and creating virtual content to keep peopled engaged and...

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How does COVID19 affect whales and dolphins?

Pacific Whale Foundation
04/24/20

The most frequently asked question we have received over the past few weeks is – how is the pandemic and accompanying shutdown affecting whales and dolphins?  Previous research has shown us that human-caused ocean noise, such as that from vessels...

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40 Ways to Save the Whales on our 40th Anniversary

Pacific Whale Foundation
03/03/20

Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) was founded by Greg Kaufman 40 years ago with the primary goal of saving humpback whales, which were dangerously close to extinction in 1980. Now, our mission is to protect the ocean through science and advocacy and inspire...

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World Whale Film Festival 2020

Pacific Whale Foundation
02/11/20

The 4th annual World Whale Film Festival is here! This event has proven to be a lasting and powerful addition to our Maui Whale Festival. The Film Festival promotes visual storytellers who are passionate about our oceans and tell powerful...

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Welcome to a Reimagined Whale Day in 2020!

Pacific Whale Foundation
02/07/20

Whale Day has been one of the most popular Maui community events, dating back to 1980, and is always a special occasion, but this year’s Whale Day celebration is special for a few reasons.   Whale Day began as a way for the founder of...

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Embrace the Rains of Maui

Pacific Whale Foundation
01/08/20

Guest post by international award-winning astronomy writer and speaker Harriet Witt, your guide to the stars onboard our Sunset & Celestial Cruise. Featured image from Selket Kaufman Psst! You… yeah you… are a passenger on a planet… on a blue-green...

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PWF Education: Year in Review

Pacific Whale Foundation
01/01/20

Submitted by PWF Education Manager Robyn EhrlichWhat has our education team been up to this year? Well, we’ve had another successful year of our tried and true programs: Ocean Camp, Keiki Whalewatch, and now Plastic Pollution Solutions. We’ve also begun to work...

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Christmas Critters

Pacific Whale Foundation
12/24/19

Happy Holidays from Pacific Whale Foundation! Everyone is in the holiday spirit, including some of our underwater friends ;) Did you know that there is marine life found in the waters of Maui whose names are holiday inspired? Here are...

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2019 PWF Research Accomplishments

Pacific Whale Foundation
12/19/19

With the support of passengers, members and donors, the year 2019 has been a busy and successful one for the Pacific Whale Foundation’s Research Department - both on a local and global scale. All of our accomplishments during the past...

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Hawaii Visitor Update

Aloha, We Are Open!  Our PacWhale Eco-Adventures are open for booking as we welcome visitors back to Maui.  Quarantine restrictions were lifted on Oct. 15th for those following the state’s pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements.

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