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WHALE TALES 2020
February 14 @ 8:00 AM - February 17 @ 5:00 PM
Whale Trust and Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will present the 14th Annual Whale Tales by Whale Trust, showcasing local and international whale researchers, photographers, and conservationists over President’s Day weekend. Learn and interact with top international scientists, photographers, and conservationists during the four day event, featuring talks from world-renowned researchers on cetaceans and the ocean environment, stunning underwater photography and video of whales, immersive hands-on educational opportunities presented by marine research and conservation organizations, and benefit whale watches. In partnership with Maui-based whale watch companies, local and international guest presenters will be featured on whale watching cruises during the event. Whale Tales is a unique opportunity for Maui residents and visitors to hear first-hand what marine scientists are studying and discovering about the ocean and its inhabitants. Presentations, special events, and benefit whale watches will be held throughout the weekend. Admission to Whale Tales presentations and the Marine Science Center is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $20 per person to support Whale Tales 2020 Beneficiary projects and research programs. Benefit Whale Watch tickets will start at $65 per person. More information, including presenters and special guests, event schedules, registration details, and whale watch tickets, will be available online at WhaleTales.org.