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Did You Know These Facts About Humpback Whales?

Humpback whales are enormous creatures — about the size of a school bus. They are known for their haunting and melodic songs and for breaching the water with amazing acrobatic abilities.   Humpbacks don’t normally have a hump on their backs; the name comes from the large hump that forms when they arch their backs…

10 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans

The oceans are as important to Hawaii as the land itself. The water was a bountiful resource to the earliest inhabitants of the islands and crystal blue waters are an endless source of beauty for everyone lucky enough to see them. Here are some amazing facts about one of Hawaii and the world’s most valuable…

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…

What Do Sharks Eat? Let’s Find Out!

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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…

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

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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…

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…

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….