NOAA's Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Sanctuary protects one of the world's most important humpback whale habitats. Learn more about the sanctuary and find educational resources for teachers and students.

Photo: Ed Lyman/NOAA, under NOAA permit #14682

teachers seating on the beach with their instructors

For Teachers and Public

Tools for teachers to increase understanding and promote stewardship of the environment, humpback whales, and their home in Hawai'i.

a child inside an inflatable humpback whale

For Students and Families

Find out how you can learn about the sanctuary, humpback whales, and the environment through science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).