Category: Uncategorized | Pacific Whale Foundation

A Voice For Whales

Alicia Wood
07/15/20

February 2018, Pacific Whale Foundation’s founder Greg Kaufman passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. A pioneer in noninvasive humpback whale research in the mid-1970s, Greg founded Pacific Whale Foundation in 1980 to educate the public, from a scientific...

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Aloha Friday with Marty Dread

Alicia Wood
06/24/20

Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun! Join PacWhale Eco-Adventures LIVE this Friday for an Aloha Friday event to remember with our Maui party ambassador Marty Dread. On June 26 at 2:30 p.m., Dread will donate his considerable talents as he takes to the...

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Voices of Maui Nui

Alicia Wood
06/05/20

Aloha, I’m Lindsey Gomez, the new Marketing Assistant here at Pacific Whale Foundation. I was born and raised on the island of Maui, and I am hapa haole, half white. My mother is from New York, and my father is from Bogotá, Colombia. Although I...

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Covid-19 FAQ

Alicia Wood
06/02/20

Is PacWhale Eco-Adventures open?  Our Lahaina retail store is now open in a limited capacity that allows us to enforce safety protocols and physical distancing between customers as well as staff.  Our Eco-Adventures are temporarily suspended until local restrictions allow for operation. Please continue...

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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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COVID 19 UPDATE

Alicia Wood
03/17/20

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 Beginning Oct. 17, PacWhale Eco-Adventures expands ecotour and cruise options, including early-season whalewatching tours setting sail in November from Lahaina and Ma‘alaea harbors (contingent upon demand).    Visitors arriving on or after Oct. 15 must abide by state...

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40th annual Maui Whale Festival logo

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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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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