Whale of a mystery: El Nino may be a factor in fewer humpback sightings off the isles
By Timothy Hurley email@example.com
April 17, 2016
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COURTESY PHOTO BY MASTER AT ARMS SECOND CLASS JADIRA VIERA
A humpback whale and her calf were observed at the entrance to Pearl Harbor on Feb. 28. According to scientists, Hawaii’s whale population has grown steadily in recent years. Data also indicate that it is not unusual to have peak years and off years in whale migrations that correspond with birthing cycles.