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Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, HI

National Ocean Service

No one knows exactly when humpback whales first began wintering in the warm, shallow waters around the Hawaiian Islands. Narrative reports from whalers document the appearance of these majestic giants ...[more]

Photo - Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
"Whale Breaching", HIHWNMS/NOAA Fisheries Permit #782-1438

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

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Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

Address

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
726 South Kihei Road
Kihei, HI 96753
Phone:800-831-4888
Email:hihumpbackwhale@noaa.gov

Directions

Within the 100-fathom isobath in the four-island area of Maui; Penguin Bank, and off the north shore of Kauai, the north and south shores of Oahu, and Kohola coastline off the Big Islands

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  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
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  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SNORKELING SNORKELING
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
  • WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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