Making Waves Lecture Series

Pacific Whale Foundation's Making Waves Lecture Series provides a public forum to discuss and explore current issues in marine conservation. 

These presentations take place at Pacific Whale Foundation's Discovery Center, located on the lower level of the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops, adjacent to Maui Ocean Center. We post information about upcoming Making Waves presentations here on this page, which you may want to bookmark. You can also call us at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1, our call center is open from 6am - 8pm HST.

Making Waves Archive

"Of Orcas and Men" with author David Neiwert

David Neiwert is a Seattle-based award winning freelance journalist and blogger. He is the author of "Of Orcas and Men" In the book, David explores the relationship of killer whales with humans; beginning with their role in myth and contemporary popular culture, showing how the species came to capture the imagination of the public, and brings to life the environmental consequences of that appeal.

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"Be Whale Aware" Training Presentation with Greg Kaufman

Be Whale Aware is a program developed by Pacific Whale Foundation to promote responsible whalewatching practices. Each year, Pacific Whale Foundation hosts a public Be Whale Aware training program for vessel operators and general ocean users. In this video PWF Founder and Executive Director, Greg Kaufman, presents on the Be Whale Aware code of conduct. Learn more about the Be Whale Aware Program >

Making Waves lecture series presents Be Whale Aware

"The Eco-Revolution: Making a Difference for Our Oceans One Step at a Time"

This lecture featured guest Peter Jay Brown, renowned ocean activist, director, cinematographer and reality TV personality on the hit show Whale Wars.

Making Waves lecture series presents Peter Jay Brown