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Hawaii’s Backyard: Annual event on Maui features whale watches, hands-on activities

  • FLIP NICKLIN / MINDEN PICTURES
                                A humpback whale does tail slaps in the waters off Lahaina town.

    FLIP NICKLIN / MINDEN PICTURES

    A humpback whale does tail slaps in the waters off Lahaina town.

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Kids explore the inside of a life-size inflatable humpback whale model presented at the Marine Science Center by the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.

    BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Kids explore the inside of a life-size inflatable humpback whale model presented at the Marine Science Center by the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Whale-watch participants are excited to see a humpback’s pectoral fin above the surface of the water. Cruises depart from Lahaina Harbor or Mala Wharf each day during Whale Tales.

    BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Whale-watch participants are excited to see a humpback’s pectoral fin above the surface of the water. Cruises depart from Lahaina Harbor or Mala Wharf each day during Whale Tales.

The Family Day Whale Watch on the Presidents’ Day holiday, Feb. 17, will feature several kid-friendly education stations. Read more

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