January 27 to February 28, 2013
Photo Tribute to the Whales Exhibit
View stunning photographs of whales, by professional nature photographers, Pacific Whale Foundation researchers and friends of Pacific Whale Foundation. Open to the public daily, from January 27 to February 29, at the Ma'alaea Harbor Shops. The exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For information, visit www.mauiwhalefestival.org or call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.
December 11, 2012 - April 30, 2013
Trail of the Whale: Free Whale Information Stations
Pacific Whale Foundation naturalists and volunteers will be stationed at three locations along Maui’s coast to help you locate whales from shores. They’ll share with you the best techniques for spotting these amazing marine mammals from Maui's shorelines, have binoculars and scopes to help you get a better view, along with models and marine artifacts for hands-on exploration. You’ll also get answers to your questions about whales, geography and natural history. Free and open to all. Part of Maui Whale Festival. Offered December 11, 2012 – April 30, 2012. For information, please call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.
Offered at these locations. Please note specified dates and times:
Offered daily, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Watch whales at this popular scenic overlook off Honoapi’ilani Highway (Route 30) located approximately 3 miles northwest of Ma’alaea Harbor.
Wailea Marriott Resort and Spa
Offered Tuesday and Thursdays 7:30-11:30am
View whales along the Ocean Path in front of the Wailea Marriott, off Wailea Alanui Drive.
Marriot Maui Ocean Club on Ka'anapali Beach
Offered Wednesdays and Fridays 7:30 - 11:30 am
Marriot’s Maui Ocean Club, located on Kaanapali Beach, is the site of the “Trail of the Whale”Marine Naturalist Station on Maui’s westside. The station is located along the oceanfront pedestrian path fronting the resort.
For information, please call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.