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04-30-2019
Imagine being the first people arriving in the Hawaiian Islands, sailing on double-hulled canoes, carrying all you need to start a new life on the islands.
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04-23-2019
The air is thick with smells of salt and plumeria as the balmy breeze sweeps over the deck. It’s been almost nine months since I was back home.
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04-10-2019
Short-finned pilot whales live throughout the Pacific Ocean, and this week on the Safari Explorer, we were very lucky to have multiple encounters with them.
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04-01-2019
Darting under our kayaks, pale bellies flash and catch the mid-morning sunlight. To the left, to the right, in front of the kayaks. They are everywhere.
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03-29-2019
Cruising around an endless desert of water, those on the Safari Explorer search in anticipation for some charismatic mega-fauna.

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