About Whale Trust
Whale Trust's Mission and Purpose
To promote, support and conduct scientific research on whales and the marine environment, and broadly communicate the findings.
Whale Trust is committed to promoting and fostering Maui as a unique living laboratory for whale research and the marine environment.
To help create a world more knowledgeable about whales.
Who We Are
Whale Trust is a registered non-profit organization with 501C(3) status dedicated to bridging marine research with environmental education and conservation programs related to whales and their natural environment.
Whale Trust was founded in Maui, Hawaii in 2001 by three individuals with over 50 years of collective experience in whale research and marine education worldwide.
Whale Trust is committed to raising awareness of whales and their marine environment by sharing the results of our research in a broad array of scientific and public venues including peer-reviewed scientific journals, professional conferences, television and radio documentaries, and popular publications, including books, periodicals and online education programs. Research projects led by Whale Trust scientists have resulted in over thirty scientific publications and thirty popular publications.
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