Volunteers on Vacation

In Hawai‘i, the term kokua is an integral part of the culture. Kokua is about giving to others without expecting anything in return, thereby strengthening the community as a whole. The spirit of kokua can be found in Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) Volunteers on Vacation (VoV) program, which aims to help visitors and residents alike…

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The Elusive False Killer Whale

In 2013, Jens Currie came to Pacific Whale Foundation as a data analyst from Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans. With an ambition to explore more robust statistical methods of potential anthropogenic impacts on cetacean populations, Jens is now Senior Research Analyst. Here, he lends a helping hand for those of us that are new…

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