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Safe Boating Campaign

In an effort to protect humpback whales and promote safe boating practices the sanctuary has launched a special campaign.

Campaign components include:
Boater Workshops
Brochures, Guides & Stickers
Public Service Announcements & Advertisements

Vessel Collision warning sign
Vessel Collision Warning Signs are placed at harbors around the state to warn boaters. HIHWNMS


Boater Workshops

Sanctuary Boater Workshops - New Information on Operating Around Whales and Increased Law Enforcement this Whale Season

Please join the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement for a designed to help ocean users stay safe and legal during whale season. Vessel-whale collisions occur every year in Hawai`i and are a severe threat to whales and ocean users alike. Workshop dates still need to be determined. Check back soon!

Brochures, Guides & Stickers

Boating & Ocean Use Brochure
The Boating and Ocean Use Brochure features guidelines and regulatons designed to help boaters, whale watchers, and other ocean users stay safe and legal on the water during whale season. Download a pdf version of the brochure.

Hawai`i Ocean User's Guide
Hawai‘i’s Marine Protected Species: A Handbook for Ocean Users is designed to highlight information on marine protected species and the federal and state regulations that protect them. The handbook highlights regulations that apply to ocean users who operate in Hawaiian waters. Download a pdf version of the handbook.

Vessel Collision Reporting Information Sticker
This vessel collision reporting information is available as a sticker to all boaters in Hawaii. Contact the Sanctuary at 1-888-55-WHALE ext. 252 to order your free copy. Download a pdf version of the sticker.

Visit the library for other sanctuary publications!


Public Service Announcements & Advertisements

Radio Public Service Annoucement (30 Seconds)
Help us spread the word by playing this public service announcement on your radio station or website. Download a mp3 version here. Contact the Sanctuary at 1-888-55-WHALE ext. 252 to request other versions of this audio file if necessary.

Advertisements
Help us spread the word by featuring an ad in your Hawai`i publication. They are available as high resolution pdfs below. For other versions please contact the Sanctuary at 1-888-55-WHALE ext. 252.

Whale advertisement 1
Whale Ad #1, 4.5" x 5.5"

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Whale advertisement 2
Whale Ad #2, 3" x 5"

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Whale advertisement 3
Whale Ad #3, 3" x 3"

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Whale advertisement 4
Whale Ad #4, 5" x 3"

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