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Hawaii’s Sea Turtles

Hawaii’s blue waters are home to many beautiful fish and wildlife — including five species of sea turtles. While exploring the ocean you might spot the Green Sea turtle, Hawksbill, Leatherback, Loggerhead, or Olive Ridley. Olive ridleys, Loggerheads and Leatherbacks prefer deep offshore waters. The Green turtle is more easily spotted near shore and can…

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10 Crazy Shark Facts

Here are 10 crazy shark facts you can chomp on! Share with a friend and help spread the word … sharks are jawesome! 🙂   1. An average shark has 40-45 teeth and up to 7 rows of replacement teeth. Sharks are constantly losing and regrowing teeth. A shark might go through more than 30,000…

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What Do Sharks Eat? Let’s Find Out!

One of the first questions people usually ask about sharks is, “What do they eat? Do they eat humans?!” We have shared a few blogs explaining that sharks do not hunt people. Humans are bony and not nearly fatty enough to be appealing to sharks. So what is the perfect shark meal? Well it depends…

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Hawaii’s Most Beautiful Flowers and How to Wear Them!

Hawaii’s beautiful and lush islands are known for their colorful flowers. From beautiful Hibiscus to fragrant pink Plumeria — there is a countless variety of exotic and rare flowers to touch, smell, and see while visiting the islands. Here is a list of some of the most popular varieties!   Orchid – Hawaiian orchids come…

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It’s a Shark Party!

Remember that article we posted a few weeks back about tracking sharks? If not – you can check it out here https://sharktourshawaii.com/track-sharks-real-time/!   Well eleven of those sharks tagged by Ocearch.org have surfaced off the East coast the past few days, sending their location information via satellite to the organization that tracks them. A couple…

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Hawaii On a Budget!

Hawaii is one of the world’s favorite places to travel. Made up of 8 unique and beautiful islands there is something for everyone on a Hawaiian vacation! The islands offer surfing, natural beauty, water sports, hiking, great food and and an up close look at jungles, volcanoes and world-class waves! If Hawaii seems like a…

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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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Galapagos Shark

WHAT TO LOOK FOR A large fairly slender gray shark with a moderately broad rounded snout. The shark has no conspicuous markings on its fins. This species resembles the dusky shark, but it has a taller dorsal fin and a low interdorsal ridge.   COLOR Brown gray above, white below. Most fins have dusky tips…

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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…

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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. Read More »