Welcome Back The Whales!

Welcome Back The Whales!

Welcome Back The Whales! After spending the summer consuming roughly 5,000 pounds of food in Alaska, the humpback whales are completing their arduous 3,000 mile journey to Hawaii. How lucky we are! Though we witness these 30-ton beauties every winter, the sight of a...
Where are the Humpback Whales?

Where are the Humpback Whales?

Where are the Humpback Whales? Over the past three years, it appears the number of humpback whales coming to Hawaii for the winter are declining. This finding is based not only on hard counts of the whales, but also on the diminishing number of males that have been...
What Hawaii’s Sunscreen Ban Means for You

What Hawaii’s Sunscreen Ban Means for You

What Hawaii’s Sunscreen Ban Means for You On July 1, 2018, Hawaii became the first state in the country to ban certain chemicals found in a majority of the sunscreens available to the public. Though the ban does not go into effect until January 1, 2021, here is...
Why Hurricanes Rarely Hit Hawaii

Why Hurricanes Rarely Hit Hawaii

Why Hurricanes Rarely Hit Hawaii Hurricane season in Hawaii usually falls between the months of June and November. However, as exemplified by Hurricane Lane, hurricanes, or tropical cyclones, rarely strike the Hawaiian islands directly. In fact, in nearly 150 years,...