Yes, I know, it’s also Valentine’s Day. However, if you are in Kihei, check it out. This event is hosted by the Pacific Whale Foundation in an effort to raise awareness and celebrate the humpback whales. All these events are FREE.
It kicks off with a Whales under the Stars presentation on Friday Feb 13th at Kalama Park (they recommend making reservations for this free event or bringing your own chair).
Then Saturday Feb 14th kicks off with the annual Parade of Whales from 9-10am. The parade starts at Alanui Ke Alii (Kamaole I beach park near ABC store) and continues down to Kalama Park.
The opening ceremony for the 35th annual World Whale Day starts at 10am. The festivities and events continue until 7pm that evening. Events include an food, live music, an Eco-Alley, Pacific Whale Foundation Tents, a Keiki (kids) Carnival and Made on Maui Artisan’s Fair. Can’t make it but want to show your support? Check out the online auction.