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Scientists still unlocking mysteries of Hawaii’s humpback whales

Timothy Hurley
COURTESY MAUI KAYAK ADVENTURES / 2018 
                                It has been estimated that more than 10,000 humpback whales travel each winter from Alaska to the warm and relatively shallow waters of Hawaii. Above, a humpback off the coast of Makena, Maui.
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COURTESY MAUI KAYAK ADVENTURES / 2018

It has been estimated that more than 10,000 humpback whales travel each winter from Alaska to the warm and relatively shallow waters of Hawaii. Above, a humpback off the coast of Makena, Maui.

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2005
                                Research suggests there may be two subpopulations of humpback whales coming to Hawaii. Above, a humpback leaps out of the ocean near Lahaina, Maui.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2005

Research suggests there may be two subpopulations of humpback whales coming to Hawaii. Above, a humpback leaps out of the ocean near Lahaina, Maui.

COURTESY MAUI KAYAK ADVENTURES / 2018 
                                It has been estimated that more than 10,000 humpback whales travel each winter from Alaska to the warm and relatively shallow waters of Hawaii. Above, a humpback off the coast of Makena, Maui.
ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2005
                                Research suggests there may be two subpopulations of humpback whales coming to Hawaii. Above, a humpback leaps out of the ocean near Lahaina, Maui.