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Humpback Whales: Removal from the Endangered Species List

In 1986, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home brought the plight of the humpback whales to the big screen. However, it was actually in 1970 when these whales were listed as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Conversation Act. Just recently in April, 2015, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) proposed to revise the […]

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Meet the Body Glove Team

Body Glove Hawai’i has terrific employees that have seen it all on their whale watching and snorkeling trips. In preparation for your holiday in Hawai’i, our team compiled a list of questions that may come up, everything from a typical day at Body Glove to the best dance moves they have seen on a cruise. […]

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Your Best Day in Hawaii Starts Here!

Your Best Day Starts Here!

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Why Reefs are So Valuable

Corals and the reefs they build are truly an amazing aspect of the natural world. Corals are not only living things they are actually animals, although they may look like plants. While they are beautiful and incredible to behold, they also serve a variety of invaluable purposes. Coral reefs provide value to both humans and […]

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King Kamehameha the Great

The Hawaiian islands are a jewel in the Pacific and there’s no place on earth that inspires the imagination in quite the same way. It’s not just gorgeous beaches and perfect weather, though: Hawaii also has a rich local culture and history. Among the most important figures in the history of the islands is King […]

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All About Whale Song

For hundreds of miles their multi-tonal moans travel underneath the deep blue ocean waves. Their song is a chain of sharp howls, deep moans and cries, strung together in a complex and beautiful manner that holds the power to leave us stunned. This is the song of the humpback whale, a magical and haunting sound […]

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Polynesian Foods Every Visitor to Hawaii Should Taste

To the non-native, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Hawaii is an island state primed for a splendid vacation—with a warm tropical climate, natural scenery, oceanic vistas and sandy beaches. However, to truly experience Hawaii at its best, you really should consider the taste of the Aloha State’s cuisine. Like the […]

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A Day in the Life of Our Boat During Whale Season

Ah, Hawai`i. For a 65-foot catamaran like me, there’s no better place to call home. I spend my days skimming across the surf, basking in the bright sunshine and carrying excited people to some of the prettiest places imaginable. Everyone aboard has a great time seeing all the beautiful wildlife that live near Hawai`i, from […]

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Snow in Hawai’i?

As a guest, you’ll hear a lot about the multitude of climates that exist throughout the Big Island of Hawai`i.  I think it’s safe to say that, as locals, we’re all pretty impressed with our island’s diversity. But the number of climate zones you hear about varies depending on the person you’re talking to. What’s […]

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Why You’ll Hear Us Say “No Swimming With Dolphins” — and Mean It

It’s the law: no person is allowed to intentionally get within 50 feet of a dolphin. This law means that we are not allowed to feed or swim with the dolphins. Doing so interrupts their natural behavior.  This includes their hunting, sleeping, breeding and nursing and can even drive dolphins to leave their usual territory […]

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Great customer service. Well coordinated. Very good information from Denver. He knew a great deal and was open to questions. Made the trip fun, educational and enjoyable.

Visited April 2017 Ray T