Dolphin Quest News

Pohakea Elementary Winners of Dolphin Quest Oahu’s Student Stewardship Contest

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Pictured Above: Students feel the dolphins smooth skin during this educational interaction which is voluntary for the dolphin. Honolulu, Hawaii – The creative work of 4th graders from Pohakea Elementary School in Honolulu, Hawaii won them an all-expense paid field trip to Dolphin Quest this week located at the Kahala Hotel & Resort. These lucky students submitted…

Hilton Waikoloa Village goes “Plastic Straw Free”

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We are thrilled to share the conservation success of our partner the Hilton Waikoloa Village, the first resort in Hawaii to go “plastic straw free”! Plastic straws are consistently one of the top 10 most popular marine debris found in Hawaii and around the world. Plastic straws have devastating effects on marine life including fish,…

Dolphin Quest Trains Next Generation Marine Mammal Specialists in Japan

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Dolphin Quest’s Vice President of Animals, Michelle Campbell was in Japan recently training and inspiring the next generation of marine mammal specialists. Michelle was on assignment representing Dolphin Quest and the International Marine Animal Trainers Association (IMATA). She presented a workshop along with Mark Xitco from the US Navy’s Dolphin Program on very best practices…

Monk Seal Event Raises Money for Great Cause

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Dolphin Quest and The Kahala Hotel & Resort hosted a benefit in October to support Hawaii Marine Animal Response On Friday, October 20, 2017, Dolphin Quest Oahu and The Kahala Hotel & Resort hosted a benefit to support Hawaii Marine Animal Response (HMAR). It was a lively evening full of fun, food, music and marine…

Hawaiian Monk Seal “Kaimana” to go up for “Adoption”

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Benefit to Support Marine Mammal Response and rescue in Hawai’i For weeks, thousands flocked to Kaimana beach to get a glimpse of the Hawaiian monk seal “Rocky” and her new pup, “Kaimana.” The new pup, the first born in Waikīkī in decades, captured the hearts of millions across Hawai‘i and the world. Now, some lucky…

Bermuda not Affected by Hurricane Irma & Welcoming Tourists as Usual

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Several recent media reports about Hurricane Irma confused Barbuda with Bermuda and created some concern that Bermuda may have been affected, which is incorrect. Fortunately, Bermuda was over 1000 miles out of the Hurricane Irma’s path. The island is safe and welcoming visitors as usual. Our thoughts and prayers are with those in the Caribbean…