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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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Conservation
Education
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In September 2016, I traveled to Honolulu with Maui Ocean Center to participate in the IUCN World Conservation Congress, the world’s largest conservation event that brought together conservation exp...
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Animals
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Six Hawaiian green sea turtles (honu) were raised at Maui Ocean Center for two years and are now ready to continue life in the open sea. Meet the six honu who will soon call the ocean home!
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Animals
Conservation
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While green sea turtles have captured the hearts of millions in Hawaii, the hawksbill tells a more somber tale. It was not long ago that both species were on the brink of collapse before receiving fed...
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Animals
Behind-the-Scenes
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October welcomes the Halloween season, a time to conjure up your best costume and adorn your house with carved pumpkins. But beneath the sea, our marine life friends don’t need a mask to put on a fr...
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Animals
Behind-the-Scenes
Education
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Under a sky of fluorescent lights, young corals rest in a trough of seawater. The only sounds are of flowing water and bubbles churning at the surface. But all is calm in this sanctuary known as the A...
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Cultural
Maui Living
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The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument is a place of scientific, historical, and cultural significance. On May 30th, 2017, Maui Ocean Center, Mayor Alan Arakawa, and supporters of the Monume...
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News
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December is often a time to reflect, and for the team at the Maui Ocean Center, this is particularly relevant as 2016 was a year of remembering the past as well as crafting a new path forward.
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