Ocean Count wraps up in Hawaiian Islands

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Sanctuary Ocean Count volunteers Katherine Kirk and Holly Heiman are snug in their their vehicle on Saturday, March 30, 2024, during the Sanctuary Ocean Count at the Ahukini Landing state park.

AHUKINI LANDING — During the final Sanctuary Ocean Count for 2024 held on Saturday, a grand total of 855 whales were seen from the shorelines of Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, Hawai‘i Island, Lana‘i and Maui.