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DLNR, NOAA request assistance in reporting dead whales

MEDIA RELEASE Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and NOAA are monitoring the drift direction of a 30-40 foot sperm whale carcass reported to DLNR Wednesday night by fishermen. It’s believed to now be about 4-5 miles off the windward Oahu coast. DLNR is preparing contingency plans in the event the carcass can be […]

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Boaters urged to report dead floating whales

MEDIA RELEASE Each year, approximately one to four sperm whale carcasses drift ashore in Hawaii, particularly in May and August. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) are asking boaters to notify authorities immediately if they see a dead whale […]

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