Sea turtles are the true ancients of the world. The Honu (Sea turtle) comes from a time when the earth was young; Turtles are believed to have been swimming the oceans for 150-200 million years! They lived through the age of the dinosaurs, & even survived the earth’s age of ice. Ancient Hawaiians were animists […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Four Winds II is one of our favorite boats for families. Double Deck Catamaran snorkel tour to Molokini. BBQ Lunch, Beer/Wine, Slide, Underwater Viewing Room, all gear and instructions included!
Aloha from Maui! We ladies that work here at the Maui Snorkel Store get to go out on all the fun snorkel Cruises! snorkel Cruises to Molokini and Turtle Reefs, to the private Island of Lana’i and up to Honolua Bay. For the best chance of seeing Dolphin in the wild is to do a […]