Category Archives: Maui community

Summer is almost here and soon the island will be full of visitors

Summer is a busy time in Maui, with families from around the word coming for a week or two to enjoy paradise.   That is good for the economy, as it means the roads and stores will be crowded.  For … Continue reading

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Surf up JAWS in Maui!

I can only imagine the view the local photographers got up there.  I have to say that is one hell of a pilot! What an incredible day!  Witnessing those waves was simply incredible.   Nature is so impressive.   I … Continue reading

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Children are the future

I have been busy creating a new educational program to share with the children at Montessori Up Country Maui,  with about 90 new images of Humpback and Sperm Whales.  I presented there about this time last year and had a … Continue reading

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Reality Check

Reality Check.  People are free to think what they will. You don’t have to like it, but in order to live with happiness rather than resentment you need to accept it.

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Food for Thought

Something to think about as Thanksgiving and the holidays are upon us.   The struggle for life is ever-present above and below the sea. Besides having affordable and safe housing, people deserve healthy food to eat. The problem is in … Continue reading

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Here come the holidays

This is the time of year people start thinking about the holidays and family.  For some these are happy times.  For others these are hard times. Why not consider the less fortunate this season and make it a point to be … Continue reading

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Crayon Whale Art from student from Montessori School of Maui

How about this drawing of a whale by James, from the Montessori School of Maui!   I am so impressed by the art created by the kids in response to my recent presentation at their school.   Talking about whales and sharing … Continue reading

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Let the appreciation for whales continue with this drawing

As a father, conservationist, educator, and whale photographer, I am so proud of the drawings created by the students that attended my recent whale talk.  Each drawing is special and unique and shares a message of love, hope, and conservation … Continue reading

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Love living in Maui, but am unhappy that our island still burns sugar cane

  This is the view from my house.  It looks like a brush fire but it is really a sugar cane field being burned.   The black ask from the flames travels with the wind and covers our cars, yards, parks, … Continue reading

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