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Blogs for July 2016

New Blacktip Reef Shark Pups at Maui Ocean Center

Posted on July 29, 2016
New Blacktip Reef Shark Pups at Maui Ocean Center

The Hawaiian word for shark is mano. When it comes to awe-inspiring marine animals, sharks are up there toward the top of the list, so it's no wonder they hold such a special significance in Hawaiian culture. In fact, for… Continue Reading

Maui Summer Sunset Dinner Cruise

Posted on July 22, 2016
Maui Summer Sunset Dinner Cruise

Deliberating on how you'd like to spend your summer evenings on your Maui vacation? What better way to enjoy the splendor of a Hawaiian sunset than out on a dinner cruise? Ours are the most stable boats you'll find in any Maui harbor, and… Continue Reading

Spotting Spinner Dolphins on Our Maui Cruises

Posted on July 15, 2016
Spotting Spinner Dolphins on Our Maui Cruises

Dolphin sightings are always an exciting event for our Maui ocean cruise guests, so we thought we'd share some fun facts about these acrobatic mammals. Here in the waters around Maui, spinner dolphins have the highest numbers, and are sometimes seen in large pods,… Continue Reading

Mysterious Fish Discovered in Deepest Part of the Pacific

Posted on July 08, 2016
Mysterious Fish Discovered in Deepest Part of the Pacific

In April, we shared the story of the ghost-like octopus discovered in Hawaii, which earned the affectionate nickname "Casper" from online fans. Now, just a couple of months later, a ghost-like fish has been discovered in the deepest trench of… Continue Reading

Endemic Maui Seabirds

Posted on July 01, 2016
Endemic Maui Seabirds


Photo Provided by: Maui Nui Seabird Recovery Project

If you've been to Hawaii before, you may have noticed that our beaches are peculiarly free of seabirds. Unlike mainland coasts, you won't find swarms of marauding seagulls here. Many vacationers are grateful for our poop-free skies and… Continue Reading

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