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Why do whales sing?

Alicia Wood
01/15/19

Groans and grunts, whistles and woops—these are some of the many sounds you can hear when listening to humpback whales singing. Although humpback whale song is one of the most widely recognized animal sounds, surprisingly little is known about its...

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The Elusive False Killer Whale

Pacific Whale Foundation
09/10/18

In 2013, Jens Currie came to Pacific Whale Foundation as a data analyst from Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans. With an ambition to explore more robust statistical methods of potential anthropogenic impacts on cetacean populations, Jens is now Senior...

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Kaho'olawe Island Restoration

jennymroberts
06/04/18

In February 2018 twelve Pacific Whale Foundation volunteers participated in a public access to one of Hawaii's most sacred islands - Kaho'olawe. Kaho'olawe is believed to be the kino lau or manifestation of Kanaloa a sacred ground for the people...

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Seeing Some Familiar Fins

jessicamccordic
08/25/17

The PWF research team recently had a great encounter with a pod of bottlenose dolphins that were hunting fish. Back in the office, we used the bottlenose dolphin photo-identification catalog to reveal some interesting information about the group. As it...

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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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