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Citizen whale counts wrap up for 2022 season

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                                A humpback whale Saturday breached off Turtle Bay on Oahu’s North Shore during the National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count.

    COURTESY BRYCE KEKINA / HIHWNMS

    A humpback whale Saturday breached off Turtle Bay on Oahu’s North Shore during the National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count.

A one-day humpback whale count was conducted by volunteers Saturday on the shores of the main Hawaiian Islands, with 136 whales sighted between 10 and 10:15 a.m., the most of any 15-minute period throughout the day, according to a news release from the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and the Pacific Whale Foundation. Read more

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