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Animals
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Maui Ocean Center Releases Four Sea Turtles Off Maui’s Coast
Yesterday afternoon, Maui’s waters welcomed the addition of four new Hawaiian green sea turtles. These turtles were raised at Maui Ocean Center for the past three years where they served as ambassad...
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Animals
'Opihi. CREDIT: LILY SOLANO, MAUI OCEAN CENTER EDUCATION DIRECTOR
‘Opihi picking is a dangerous dance between the rocks and surging sea. Within seconds, the horizon disappears as a wave crashes against the rocks with a thundering force. The eruption of seawater en...
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Cultural
Maui Ocean Center Shallow Reef
The kumulipo states that life began with the coral polyp and as more life was born, it became more and more complex. It is believed that coral is an akua, or deity, that may be responsible for both li...
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Education
Portuguese Man-O-War Sea Jelly
A breeze sweeps sand across the beach, the ocean radiates a gradient of turquoise and blue, and the sound of the waves breaking is echoed by the laughter of nearby beachgoers. It’s a seemingly perfe...
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Animals
Humpback Whale Mom and Calf, Mother's Day
Remember when mom told you to always look both ways before crossing the street? Eat your vegetables? Be home before dark? Moms are amazing. They nurture us, keep us out of trouble, and are always ther...
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Animals
Conservation
MOC Marine Institute
Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute (MOCMI) coordinates the response and rescue of sick, injured, and distressed sea turtles on the island of Maui in partnership and collaboration with NOAA Fisheries.
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Animals
maui ocean center, things to do in maui, hawaii fish
The conditions were perfect for the job. A favorable forecast of light tradewinds and ocean conditions opened a window of opportunity to cross the ʻAlenuihāhā Channel. On the vast open sea, the sti...
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News
maui ocean center, things to do in maui, maui activities
Maui Ocean Center today held a blessing in celebration of the grand opening of its “Humpbacks of Hawaiʻi” Exhibit & Sphere. The first-of-its-kind-in Hawaiʻi 3D sphere cost several million dollar...
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maui ocean center, things to do in maui, maui activities
Maui Ocean Center today announced its “Humpbacks of Hawai‘i Exhibit & Sphere” will debut on February 10, 2019. As the first-of-its-kind in Hawai‘i, the multi-million Sphere marks a new era in ...
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