BEST OF MAUI WHALE WATCHING


Catamaran Whale Watch
Guaranteed whale sightings and the best sailing catamaran on Maui! Now to April 15. Come aboard and join us as we observe the playful habits of Maui's most consistent return visitor - the humpback whale. The waters off West Maui have long been the favoured vacation spot of these massive marine mammals. Enjoy hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, a full ball, and a selection of wine and other beverages while watching the whales play.


Pride Of Maui
Discover Maui's best aboard the impeccable Pride of Maui, Maui's top rated Molokini snorkeling cruise. Snorkel, Snuba and Scuba at Molokini Crater, Turtle town, and other premier snorkel locations. Sunset cruises, whale watching, and private charters also available.


Pacific Whale Foundation

Let the marine experts from Pacific Whale Foundation introduce you to Maui's fascinating ocean environment on thrilling discovery adventues. Snorkel Molokini Marine Preserve and the beautiful reefs of Lana'i. Encounter dolphins in the wild. Enjoy a thrilling whalewatch or a relaxing sunset dinner and cocktail cruise. You'll cruise On Maui's newest, high-tech, eco-friendly power catamarans in the company of expert naturalists. All profits help save whales. Tours daily from Maalaea and Lahaina. Private charters available. Call 1-800-WHALE-1-1 or visit www.pacificwhale.org.


Maui Ocean Center

Discover an Underwater Paradise at Maui Ocean Center, The Hawaiian Aquarium. The largest tropical aquarium in the Western Hemisphere and voted Hawaii’s Top Attraction by Zagat Survey US Family Travel Guide. This state-of-the-art marine park highlights the beauty and wonder of Hawaii’s underwater world where over 60 exhibits and interactive activities will delight children and adults alike. See the nation’s largest collection of living coral while you discover colorful reef fish and mysterious reef dwelling sea creatures. Be entertained by playful green sea turtles and be fascinated with hands-on interaction at the Tide Pool. Learn about monk seals, dolphins, and whales found in Hawaiian waters in the Marine Mammal Discovery Center through interactive displays, videos and games. Become mesmerized by the mystical Sea Jelly Cylinder. Stroll through the 54-foot long acrylic tunnel inside the 750,000-gallon Open Ocean Exhibit and come eye to eye with several species of reef sharks, stingrays, and thousands of tropical reef fish. Centrally located in Ma‘alaea Harbor, Maui Ocean Center is about 20 minutes from Maui’s major resort areas. Audio guide rentals and complimentary strollers are available. Open daily, 9-5, July and August until 6pm. Call (808) 270-7000.


Maui Adventure Cruises
Choose from an array of Maui's best ocean adventures, including whale watching, Lanai dolphin adventures, ocean rafting and incredible big wave surfing.


Friendly Charters

The Lani Kai is a classy 53’ foot double deck power catamaran which carries up to 69 passengers in comfort and style. Enjoy the freedom of snorkeling with a smaller group! Experience SNUBA which allows you to explore the underwater world with the ease of snorkeling while you breathe underwater like Scuba Diving. The Lani Kai provides the spacious feeling of the larger boats, while carrying half the passenger load. Our crew has time to really pamper you to make this adventure one of your most memorable experiences of your Maui vacation.


Hale Pau Hana Beach Resort

The only TRUE BEACH FRONT vacation condos in South Kihei, Maui. Located on the best beach in Kihei, Maui Kamaole Beach Park #2, EVERY condo is beachfront and has an oceanview. Heated oceanfront pool and perfectly manicured grounds with plenty of lounge chairs. Enjoy FREE Parking, FREE internet, FREE local calls and FREE cable TV, VCR, & stereo. 1 and 2 bedroom units with fully equipped kitchens, and private lanais. A/C in each condo bedroom. Individually decorated condos. Walking distance to shopping, dining and short drive to golf and activities.



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January 2017

EXTREME POLITICS BEDEVILS SCIENTISTS AND POLICYMAKERS


The environmental community has long been accustomed to working on long-term problems. We project decades into the future and investigate centuries back in history. Some global issues and impacts are under discussion by thousands of scientists from virtually every nation on this planet. The scientific consensus is strong, productive and professional. The scientific method is still the backbone of science and fuels the free and open interchange of data and ideas. It is responsible, in large part, for the implementation of effective global partnerships that are our best hope for survival in a rapidly degrading ecosphere.

Unfortunately, environmental advocates have recently been disappointed by many of the things that our new president and his minions have done in response to global environmental problems. Two recent actions illustrate ...MORE.
DECEMBER 2016

FIGHTING FAKE NEWS


If President Elect Trump thinks he's going to just walk into the White House, sit down with his new EPA hating EPA administrator and figure out how to get rid of all those pesky environmental regulations, he's got another think coming. If he thinks repealing a few of President Obama's Executive Orders is going to stop the enormous worldwide clean renewable energy revolution then he's got much more than another think coming.

He also has facts and figures to contend with. The fact is, the years and years of hard work by renewable energy advocates, entrepreneurs, government and citizens is paying off handsomely and MORE ...
SEPTEMBER 2016

DENYING DENIERS


Climate change deniers often buttress their basic argument against climate change science by claiming that an increase in atmospheric CO2 will make Earth greener. Their reasoning revolves around the fact that plants "breathe" in CO2 and "breathe" out oxygen. In addition, the deniers theorize that more plants will remove more CO2, and pollution. This will, according to this hypothesis, reduce the effects of the existing amound, and projected growth, in these gases. In this view, the more greenhouse gases we release into the atmosphere the better. ... MORE ...-->




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