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PWF spots its first humpback of the whale sighting season

It’s official…the first humpback whale sighting of the season is now in the books.

The Pacific Whale Foundation’s Ocean Explorer spotted the humpback Monday morning about 2.5 miles north of Molokini heading toward Ma’alaea harbor.
Each winter about 12,000 humpbacks migrate to Hawaii to mate, give birth and care for their calves giving lucky onlookers a rare look at the gentle giants.

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