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IMPORTANCE OF SHARKS

Public fascination and fear of sharks has been around for years. Movies like “Jaws”, “Sharknado”, and “Deep Blue Sea” pit humans against killer sharks — chasing them through watery depths ready to chomp at any moment. But sharks are actually an integral part of the ocean’s ecosystem with very little…

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Hawaii’s Coral Reefs

Hawaii is surrounded 410,000 acres of coral reefs! This “rainforest of the sea” is home to more than 7,000 known species of marine plants, fish, and animals. Coral reefs offer a teeming ecosystem and feed and provide shelter to the ocean’s wildlife. They also protect Hawaii’s beautiful shoreline from sand and wind erosion. The…

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North Shore’s Humpback Whales

Every December thru May Hawaii’s warm waters become home to the breathtaking humpback whale. These graceful and majestic animals come to Hawaii to breed and give birth to their new calves. The whales love the warm shallow water surrounding the islands and scientist’s estimate that two-thirds of the entire North Pacific humpback whale population returns…

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Bucktoothed Ghost Shark Species Discovered

A previously unknown ghost shark with rabbit-like teeth and a bulky head is making waves in record books; it’s the 50th ghost shark species known to science, a new study reported.   At nearly 3 feet (1 meter) in length — about half as long as the height of a refrigerator — the newfound creature…

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The volcanoes of Hawaii

Hawaii’s history began with volcanoes. The islands themselves were formed from the eruptions over millions of years. The Hawaiian volcanoes were produced by the Hawaiian hot spot, which is presently under the Big Island of Hawaii. Each island itself is formed from at least one primary volcano, however, some were formed from more than one….

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DEEP SEA SHARK THAT USES LIGHTSABERS FOR PROTECTION

On international Star Wars Day (May the 4th), what better way to celebrate than a shout out to the velvet belly lanternshark: a shark with lightsabers on its back. Yes, that’s right, you read that correctly. This shark is armed with not one, but two lightsabers.     This small species of lantern shark typically…

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Different species of sharks

Feared by most, loved my some and hunted by many, sharks are one of the most mysterious groups of creatures roaming the Earth today. Defined as a fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a sleek, streamlined body, a shark can range in size from the two foot pygmy shark, to the colossal 50-foot whale…

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The Great White Shark Bite

The Great White Shark Bite   Great White sharks may be one of the most feared predators on earth. Movies like JAWS amped up the man-eater legend and many people are fearful of an encounter with a Great White. After years of research Scientists, no longer believe that Great Whites attack because they believe humans…

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NOT TO MISS ON OAHU

WHAT NOT TO MISS ON OAHU Not everyone has the same idea of the perfect Hawaiian vacation. Although when you visit Oahu, every where you go is basically some of the best island scenery you have ever witnessed. Whether you’re catching up on some R & R at the beach or hopping in the water…

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