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Whale protectors need new equipment

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 29, 2012

~~<p>A nonprofit group dedicated to the conservation of humpback whales is seeking donations to replace equipment ruined when its research catamaran capsized at its mooring outside Lahaina Harbor.</p>
<p>The Pacific Whale Foundation's 26-foot-long Ocean Protector didn't sink to the bottom, but lost its engine, electronic equipment and a lot of lifesaving gear, said foundation President Greg Kaufman.</p>
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A nonprofit group dedicated to the conservation of humpback whales is seeking donations to replace equipment ruined when its research catamaran capsized at its mooring outside Lahaina Harbor.

The Pacific Whale Foundation's 26-foot-long Ocean Protector didn't sink to the bottom, but lost its engine, electronic equipment and a lot of lifesaving gear, said foundation President Greg Kaufman. Login for more...



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