The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is jointly managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the State of Hawai`i, through the DLNR.
The sanctuary lies within the shallow warm waters surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands and constitutes one of the world’s most important humpback whale habitats. Through education, research and resource protection activities, the sanctuary strives to protect humpback whales and their habitat in Hawai`i. For even more information visit our partner site.
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Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813
Ph: 808-587-0106 or 808-587-0437
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6600 Kalanianaole Highway, Suite 301
Honolulu, Hawai`i 96825
Phone: (808) 397-2651 or
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