Diver Rescues Whale, Gets Amazing Thank-You!

Seeing a humpback whale in its natural environment, just a few feet away, is why whale watches are so popular on Maui. It’s only when you are that close to a whale that you see just how majestic and incredible these creatures are. James Moskito caught a glimpse of a surfacing humpback whale while diving [...]
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The Whales of Maui

Just because whale watching, and all other tours, have been suspended on Maui doesn't mean the whales have left. To the contrary, we're seeing great whale jumping shows from the beaches of Kihei and Lahaina. Here's a few photos and a video of what's going on offshore. I can fly! Ooops. Whoa! No I can't.
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A Whale of a Photo

Words fail me. This is one whale of a photo, isn’t it? Post your comments below!

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Maui Photo of the Day – Whale Breaching

It's whale season on Maui! Humpback whale breaching off the coast of Lahaina. Whale Watch Tours.
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Maui Video of the Day – Whale & Calf

A mother humpback whale and her calf. Click here to learn more.

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Whale Watching is in Full Swing – All Tours Cancelled

Bettah duck quik! ‘Cuz when dat tail slap da watah you gonna git wet! Even though it’s getting late in the season, there are still lots of whales hanging around Maui.

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Amateur Whale Watching

This is what happens when go on a small boat tour and they don’t have a hydrophone. You end up playing hide-and-seek with the whales. Click here for our favorite professional whale watch tours on Maui.

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Abundance of Mother/Calf Humpback Whale Pairs Seen in Hawaiʻi

An “abundance of mother/calf pairs” have been observed in and around Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, prompting a reminder to ocean users to proceed with caution. Humpback whale season in Hawai‘i generally runs from November through May, although whales may be encountered in limited numbers during other months. Thousands of humpback whales return [...]
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191 Whales Sighted in 15 Minutes

On Saturday, Feb. 29th, 191 whales were sighted from 8:30 to 8:45 am during the latest whale count. The annual Great Whale Count brings volunteers together to count whales from shore as part of a long-term survey of humpback whales in Hawaii. This event provides a snapshot of trends in relative abundance of whales and […]

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40th Annual Maui Whale Festival Begins Feb. 1

Run & Walk For The Whales February 1 The annual Run & Walk for Whales takes place on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Maui Harbor Shops. The event kicks off the Pacific Whale Foundation’s month-long 40th Anniversary Maui Whale Festival. Designed for all ages and abilities, the Run & Walk [...]
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40th Annual Maui Whale Festival

Run & Walk For The Whales February 1 The annual Run & Walk for Whales takes place on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Maui Harbor Shops. The event kicks off the Pacific Whale Foundation’s month-long 40th Anniversary Maui Whale Festival. Designed for all ages and abilities, the Run & Walk [...]
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