Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
— Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park —The sanctuary lies within the shallow, warm waters surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands and is one of the world's most important humpback whale habitats.Most of the North Pacific humpback whale population migrates nearly 3,000 miles to Hawaiian waters each winter to mate, calve, and nurse. During the spring and summer, they return to feed in cool, nutrient-rich waters near Alaska and other northern areas.
|Placed By||National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 5:58am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||4Q E 812282 N 2178650|
|Decimal Degrees||19.67860000, -156.02170000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 19° 40.716', W 156° 1.302'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||19° 40' 42.96" N, 156° 1' 18.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 565-599 Kings Trail access path, Kailua Kona HI 96740, US|
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