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Volunteers complete successful Ocean Count of Humpback Whales

More than 380 volunteers gathered data from the shores of O‘ahu, Kaua‘i and Hawai‘i islands during the last count of the 2017 Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count. Ocean Count serves to promote public awareness about humpback whales, the sanctuary, and shore-based whale watching opportunities. The count is conducted three times per […]

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Wish you were here? A close encounter with Humpback Whales off the Kona Coast

Captain Zodiac crew and guests have a close encounter with Humbpack Whales which visted them as they floated off the Kona Coast Thursday (Jan 10).

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First whale of the season spotted near Honokohau Harbor marks early beginning

Happy whale season, everyone!

First whale of the season spotted near Honokohau Harbor marks early beginning

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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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Do you recognize this paddler?

Waimea resident snaps awesome whale photos, wants to meet witness

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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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ReefTalk features whale entanglement update (April 12)

ReefTalk features whale entanglement update (April 12)

* 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, Thelma Parker Library, Waimea Join Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Sanctuary coordinator Justin Viezbicke as he details the Sanctuary’s 2011 Large Whale Entanglement Response program. The presentation will provide video/photographs from actual responses as well as provide insight on how the responders actually safely remove gear from large free moving […]

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NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will conduct the third event of the annual Sanctuary Ocean Count project this Saturday. Volunteers can still register for the March 26th count.

Humpback Whale Ocean Count this Saturday (March 26)

NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will conduct the third event of the annual Sanctuary Ocean Count project this Saturday. Volunteers can still register for the March 26th count.

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Researchers discover new wintering grounds for humpbacks

Researchers discover new wintering grounds for humpbacks

MEDIA RELEASE Researchers at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have made a remarkable new discovery. In the thick of whale season, researchers from HIMB and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shed new […]

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Average of four whales seen every 15 minutes from Big Island posts during NOAA's Ocean Count

Hundreds of volunteers count humpback whales

Average of four whales seen every 15 minutes from Big Island posts during NOAA’s Ocean Count

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2011 Sanctuary Ocean Count (Jan. 29)

2011 Sanctuary Ocean Count (Jan. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE * Saturday, Jan. 29, Feb. 26, & March 26 – 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Volunteers count the number of humpback whales that can be seen around the islands over a four-hour period and record their behavior. This year, the Sanctuary Ocean Count will be conducted at more than 60 shore sites around […]

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NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary announced nine new primary members and nine alternate members to serve on its sanctuary advisory council. The new appointees bring a valuable range of experience to the council, which provides sanctuary staff with input and recommendations on sanctuary programs and management.

NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary appoints new advisory council members

NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary announced nine new primary members and nine alternate members to serve on its sanctuary advisory council. The new appointees bring a valuable range of experience to the council, which provides sanctuary staff with input and recommendations on sanctuary programs and management.

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NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will host a series of informational public meetings to launch the public engagement segment of the sanctuary’s management plan review. The statewide meetings are scheduled April 12 - May 14, 2010. Big Island meetings are May 3 and 4.

Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary public meetings

NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will host a series of informational public meetings to launch the public engagement segment of the sanctuary’s management plan review. The statewide meetings are scheduled April 12 – May 14, 2010. Big Island meetings are May 3 and 4.

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Local program assists in tracking populations, identifying injured or entangled animals, removing carcasses

Marine response network open for new volunteers

Local program assists in tracking populations, identifying injured or entangled animals, removing carcasses

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