Five Animals to See on Maui

Five Animals to See on Maui

Maui’s unique biodiversity can enrich the vacation of any visitor who appreciates wildlife. The isolation and size of the Hawaiian islands made them an ecological hotspot for speciation ever since their formation, and despite the human impact influencing the...
HOP – Proud Sponsor of Whale Tales 2015

HOP – Proud Sponsor of Whale Tales 2015

We mentioned Whale Tales 2015 in our previous blog from January 1, 2015, but in this entry we’d like to discuss our involvement in it. If you’re not familiar with Whale Tales it is an annual event organized by Whale Trust Maui that took place on...
Whale Tales 2015

Whale Tales 2015

In our last blog we discussed the majestic humpback whales.  This week we are going to discuss an organization that helps keep these endangered species safe while in the Hawaiian waters.  Whale Trust Maui is a non-profit organization committed to educating the public...
Marine Life Fun Facts – Whale Song

Marine Life Fun Facts – Whale Song

By Captain Dave As just about anyone who has joined us on one of our Maui whale watch adventures can attest; humpback whales are known to sing beautifully throughout their stay in Hawaii’s waters. Here are a few fun facts on the hows and whys of these fabulous...
Marine Life fun Facts – Baby Humpback Whales

Marine Life fun Facts – Baby Humpback Whales

By Captain Dave Did you know . . . Baby humpback whales enjoy their time in their mothers’ womb; developing for an estimated 11 to 12 months before birth. At birth, humpback whales are “only” 12-14 feet long. Newborns also tip the scales at a weight...