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The volcanoes of Hawaii

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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….

Anatomy of a Shark!

Skeleton: Sharks belong to a family of fish known as Elasmobranchii, a subclass of Chondrichthyes, or in simple terms, cartilaginous fish. Chondrichthyes have skeletons made up of cartilage rather than bone, and lack a swim bladder. This particular class of fish contains over 600 species, including sharks, rays and skates. Cartilage is lighter, more durable…

Surprise Your Friends with These Amazing Shark Facts! – Galapagos Sharks

Sharks are an important part of Hawaii’s eco-system. Hawaii has approximately 40 different shark species that call its waters home.  These include some of the sharks you see on our tour – such as Galapagos Sharks, Sand Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Whale shark, Grey Reef shark and more.

8 Awesome Activities to Try During your Hawaii Visit!  

  01. North Shore Shark Adventures Shark Tour – Our adventure begins as we depart Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor and travel 3 miles out to sea. On the way we’ll see a breathtaking view of the north shore coastline, spinner dolphins, green sea turtles, flying fish, and in the winter months, the famous Alaskan humpback…

11 Awesome Facts about the Pacific Ocean!

Five hundred years ago a Spanish Explorer named Vasco Nunez de Balboa was the first to see the Pacific Ocean from the West of America. Here are ten awesome facts about the Pacific Ocean!     The Pacific Ocean is located between Americas to the East of the Pacific Ocean basin and the Asian and…

The Shark and The Remora Fish – A Unique Relationship!

Relationship form all over the animal kingdom. Sometimes these relationships grow between the most unlikely of pairs! In the animal world, if the relationship benefits both species it is known as a symbiotic relationship. One example of symbiosis is the relationship between sharks and remora fish.   The remora is a small fish that usually…