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Blogs for February 2016

Four New Algae Species Discovered in Hawaii

Posted on February 26, 2016
Four New Algae Species Discovered in Hawaii

New species of deep-water algae, Umbraulva kuaweuweu, photographed by diver at 277 feet off Lisianski Island in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Credit: Brian Hauk/NOAA

Earlier this month, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced the discovery of four new algae… Continue Reading

Special Discount Deal on Maui Whale Watching Tour

Posted on February 19, 2016
Special 2-for-1 Discount on Whale Watching Tour

Looking for a great deal on a whale watch tour in Lahaina? February is a peak month for whale watching in Hawaii, while their numbers are thickest here along our coastlines. Whale season ends in May, but hopefully you won't have to… Continue Reading

Courtesy Transportation for Our Maui Ocean Activity Guests

Posted on February 12, 2016
Courtesy Transportation for Our Maui Ocean Activity Guests

If you've booked with us before, then you may know that we currently offer courtesy transportation services between Lahaina Harbor and select West Maui and South Maui locations. If you're not familiar with our tours, we recommend that you check our… Continue Reading

Corals of the Maui Reefs

Posted on February 05, 2016
Corals of the Maui Reefs

While you're out adventuring with us on our Maui snorkeling excursions, you'll have the opportunity to see Hawaiian green sea turtles, a rainbow of fish species, and maybe even dolphins, among many other fascinating creatures. It's interesting to consider that this vibrant ecosystem full… Continue Reading


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