Chief Scientist’s Free Talk

02/05/2011 (All day)
Wailea Beach Marriott, South Pacific Ballroom

The public is invited to a FREE evening event at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa to meet Greg Kaufman, Pacific Whale Foundation Founder and Chief Scientist. Kaufman will present a thrilling visual media presentation about his extraordinary 2010 journey with Pacific Whale Foundation’s research team along Australia's eastern coast in search of new knowledge about humpback whales, and discuss his fight to save humpback whales through his scientific role at the International Whaling Commission (IWC).

The event will take place on Saturday, February 5 at the Wailea Beach Marriott’s South Pacific Ballroom, with no-host cocktails at 6:00 p.m., followed by the free presentation at 6:30 p.m. A book signing of Kaufman's 2009 book, Humpbacks of Hawaii, the Long Journey Back, will occur immediately after the presentation. This event is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited, so advance reservations are highly recommended.

For information or to make a reservation, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or visit This event is part of Pacific Whale Foundation's 2011 Maui Whale Festival.