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Messing Around on the Surface

February 28. 2024 Aloha, The ocean surface looked like glass for a lot of Tuesday’s Wake up with the Whales Cruise. As a result, we could see Humpbacks from miles away. Over the course of the cruise, we saw at least 2 dozen different Humpbacks but spent most of our time with a Mom/Calf/Escort trio….

Humpback Excitement (or Irritation)

January 17, 2024 Aloha, The ocean was a bit bouncy during Tuesday’s Private Whale Watch Cruise from Kawaihae, and that may have energized the Humpbacks because we got to see quite a lot of surface activity. We spent most of our time with a Mom/Calf/Escort pod who were hanging out about a mile offshore of…

Surprised More than Once

January 16, 2024 Aloha, Monday’s Whale Watch Cruises were down right crazy. Shortly after leaving the bay on our Wake up with the Whales Cruise, we were met with a Mom/calf pair. We got some good looks at them as they headed north but before too long, we were distracted by a couple of big…

Driven Off

December 26, 2023 Aloha, We hope you had a wonderful weekend and a Mele Kalikimaka (for those who celebrated it). We were on the water a lot since my last report, so I’ll just include a few trip highlights. Saturday’s Mid-Morning Whale Watch Cruise started with sightings of a very active Mom/Baby duo just outside…