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How Humpback Whales Help Save the Environment

Research scientists are finding out just how valuable whales are to improving the air we breathe and ocean water quality. Pacific Humpback Whales were sighted the first week of October this year by a NOAA researcher on a boat en route to Molokini. Early sightings are not unusual, and are welcomed by scuba divers on…

A Deep Dive into Humpback Whale Facts

There is nothing quite as majestic as seeing a 90,000 marine mammal glide slowly and gracefully through Maui’s nearshore waters. Humpbacks spend over 90% of their lives under the surface of the water, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). They are often called “gentle giants” because of the tendency of these large…