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Humpback Whale off the Kona Coast. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary seeks applicants

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for 10 primary seats and 14 alternate seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent. “The members of our advisory council represent an extremely important element of our community,” said Malia […]

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Humpback Whale off the Kona Coast. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Photo entries sought for 2013 Sanctuary Classic

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and Conservation International’s Hawaii Fish Trust in partnership with the Sportfishing Conservancy, will host the 2013 Sanctuary Classic – a free fishing photo contest designed to promote recreational opportunities and reward sustainable fishing in America’s National Marine Sanctuaries. The nationwide contest opens on World Oceans […]

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Humpback Whale off the Kona Coast. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Marine sanctuary appoints new advisory council members

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary announced eight primary and six alternate non-governmental members to serve on its sanctuary advisory council. The new appointees bring a valuable range of experience to the council, which provides sanctuary managers with input and recommendations on sanctuary programs and management. Serving in a volunteer capacity, the […]

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Whales average 12 every hour in final annual count

MEDIA RELEASE Approximately 600 volunteers gathered data from the shores of Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii Island during today’s annual Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count. The count is a yearly shore-based census that provides snapshot data on humpback whales. Participants tally humpback whale sightings and document the animals’ surface behavior during the […]

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February Sanctuary Ocean Count figures announced

MEDIA RELEASE More than 650 volunteers gathered data from the shores of Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii Island during the Fab. 23 Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count. The count is a yearly shore-based census that provides snapshot data on humpback whales. Participants tally humpback whale sightings and document the animals’ surface behavior […]

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EIS slated for whale sanctuary management plan

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, which is jointly managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the State of Hawaii through the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), is currently reviewing its management plan, as required by law. This periodic review began in 2010 with a series […]

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Sanctuary Ocean Count receives national recognition

Sanctuary Ocean Count receives national recognition

MEDIA RELEASE The Sanctuary Ocean Count, the signature outreach project for NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, was named the Take Pride in America Outstanding Federal Volunteer Program during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Take Pride in America, is a nationwide partnership program authorized by Congress to promote the appreciation and stewardship of […]

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Whale sanctuary council seeks applicants

Whale sanctuary council seeks applicants

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is seeking to fill eight primary and nine alternate seats on its advisory council, which ensures public input into sanctuary matters and provides advice to the sanctuary management. “The members of our advisory council represent an extremely important element of our community,” said Malia Chow, sanctuary […]

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Numbers in for year's final whale count

Numbers in for year’s final whale count

MEDIA RELEASE More than 570 volunteers gathered data from the shores of Oahu, Kauai and Hawaii Island for the March 31 Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count. Participants tallied humpback whale sightings and documented the animals’ surface behavior during the last survey of the 2012 whale season. The sanctuary, which is jointly […]

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Whale management plan review update

Whale management plan review update

MEDIA RELEASE From the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary: As many of you know, in 2010 the sanctuary began a multi-year process to review and update the current management plan. The management plan review process (MPR) includes many consultations with community members, including Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners, scientists, educators, ocean users, and state […]

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2012 Humpback Whale ocean count looking for volunteers (Jan–March)

This year, the Sanctuary Ocean Count will be conducted at over 60 different shore sites around the islands of Hawai‘i, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu (see online site descriptions). Counts will be conducted the last Saturday of January, February, and March. Select the date(s) you would like to take part in and register online today!

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2012 Sanctuary Ocean count (Jan. 28)

2012 Sanctuary Ocean count (Jan. 28)

MEDIA RELEASE Register now to volunteer and count the number of humpback whales that can be seen around the islands during a four-hour period and record their behavior. Register online for Oahu, Hawaii and Kauai events. The sanctuary is recruiting a limited number of site leaders, who must be able to participate in all three […]

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Sanctuary management plan review update

Sanctuary management plan review update

MEDIA RELEASE Latest reports from the committee’s that are conducting a management plan update for protecting the humpback whale. The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is co-managed through a partnership between NOAA and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. The sanctuary was designated by an act of Congress in 1992 to […]

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To kick things off this Wednesday, December 14, Justin Viezbicke, Hawai‘i Island Programs  Coordinator for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will follow  this with a special “45-ton talk” on humpback whales at 11 a.m.

Sanctuary offers free weekly whale watching

To kick things off this Wednesday, December 14, Justin Viezbicke, Hawai‘i Island Programs Coordinator for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will follow this with a special “45-ton talk” on humpback whales at 11 a.m.

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