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Animals
Behind-the-Scenes
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Boneless, blue-blooded, slimy, and totally awesome, the octopus has bewildered ocean lovers for centuries. From cultural folklore to the gyotaku artists and sushi restaurants of Japan, the octopus has...
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Animals
Behind-the-Scenes
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Maui Ocean Center is proud to announce the newest addition to its sea turtle ‘ohana: six Hawaiian green sea turtle hatchlings. The hatchlings were relocated from a nesting colony at Sea Life Park Ha...
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Animals
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Conservation
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On Thursday, August 30, 2018, two Hawaiian green sea turtles were released into Maui’s coastal waters where they will continue their life in their natural habitat. These honu (turtles) were hatched ...
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Animals
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Leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) are renowned ocean voyagers and arguably the most unique of the seven sea turtle species. They inhabit every ocean on Earth other than the Arctic and Ant...
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Cultural
Maui Living
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“He wa‘a he moku, he moku he waʻa – the canoe is an island, the island is a canoe.” The Mo‘okia O Pi‘ilani is Maui’s first voyaging canoe built in over 600 years, serving as a gateway i...
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Maui Living
News
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As I reflect back on 2017, I see many positive changes accomplished by our Team here at Maui Ocean Center. We created the new Papahānaumokuākea Gallery exhibit with the help of various stakeholders ...
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Animals
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It’s the classic Christmas morning scene – families huddle together in the living room, children eagerly pick which present to open first, the faint tune of a Christmas classic buzzes in the air. ...
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Animals
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The Hawaiian sergeant fish (Abudefduf abdominalis) is a staunch defender with a gritty personality – it’s no surprise that its name is derived from a military officer’s rank. But there’s more ...
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Animals
Meet the New Shark Pups!
In the early morning of September 6th, 2017, a female grey reef shark gave birth to three healthy shark pups in Maui Ocean Center’s Open Ocean exhibit. The pups were recently cleared from their qu...
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