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Whale Season And Snorkeling on Maui

Whale season in Maui is from Dec 15 to May 15th. Its a magical time on Maui to see the humpback whales or hear them when your snorkeling. That’s right if your snorkeling anywhere around Maui during whale season and you dive down you can actually hear the whales singing.  There are so many whale watches from […]

Hawaiian Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2017

noaa Hawaiian Sea Turtles Nesting

According to NOAA, the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands sea turtle researcher team (Marylou, Alex, and Jan) arrived on French Frigate Shoals on May 30th to assess the number of nesting female green turtles because 96% of Hawaiian green turtle nesting occurs at French Frigate Shoals on East, Tern, Trig, and Gin Islands. Since then, they have identified […]

Ultimate Rafting & Maui Ocean Center help give the Ocean EARs

Ocean Ears

Giving the Ocean EARs! EARs- aka Ecological Acoustic Recorders are new technology being used by researchers to monitor coral reef soundscapes among other purposes! According to NOAA, “The Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center and the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, developed the EAR program for these purposes: Establish patterns of […]