Greg Kaufman, Founder of Pacific Whale Foundation, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 after a hard fought battle with cancer.

We share our sympathies with his family and with his extended ‘ohana of members, supporters and friends around the world.
We hope you will join us in celebrating his life, his work, and his inspiring vision that continues to guide Pacific Whale Foundation.

Please share your thoughts and memories and photos on our Blog or Facebook page or email directly to [email protected]  As always, mahalo for your continued support.

Events Calendar

Pacific Whale Foundation joins partners worldwide in celebration of World Oceans Day the first week of June. Amongst fellow ocean conservation organizations, we will unite to share stories, citizen science opportunities, beach cleanups and more that make caring for our oceans an accessible, social and FUN way to spend the most relevant Saturday of summer!

Become A Member

Make a difference today! Your Pacific Whale Foundation Membership helps to bring marine science education to thousands of children each year, creates global change for the improvement of marine habitats and helps to protect endangered marine species from extinction.

Adopt an Animal

Become an active ocean advocate today when you adopt a humpback whale, dolphin, false killer whale or sea turtle. You will receive unique info about your selected animal while also supporting our core Research, Education and Conservation programs that work to protect all marine animals and their ocean home.


Our thoughts go out to all that are being impacted by COVID-19. With a team dedicated to our response to this pandemic, we are meeting regularly to ensure the continuation of programs and services that allow our mission work to continue.

Pacific Whale Foundation’s leadership team is closely monitoring updates from the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19. We will continue to seek guidance from these agencies, public health officials and government agencies on an ongoing basis.

We are happy to now offer three new kama‘aina-rate private charters: Molokini Wild Side, Honolua Bay Snorkel, and Sunset Sail.

You can help! Donate to our $5-Fundraiser and Sign Up for the Latest Updates & Specials