Supporters and Collaborators

Volunteers and Assistants

Michael A. Hoffhines (emeritus)
Kim New
Desray Reeb
Billy Rickards
Holly Sargeant-Green
Margaret A. Barker


Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (HIHWNMS)
Ed Lyman, Hawaiian Islands Disentanglement Network (HIDN, HIHWNMS)
Justin Viezbicke, Marine Conservation Coordinator
National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML)
Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC)
Lanna Cheng, Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO)
Robin Baird, Cascadia Research Collective
Jan Straley, University of Alaska, Southeast
C. Scott Baker and Debbie Steele, Oregon State University
Ben Saldua, Greg Cunningham, Pu’ukohola Heiau National Historical Site
Marie C. Hill, Pacific Islands Fishery Science Center and PIPIN
Joesph R. Mobley, jr, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Charles H. Greene, Cornell University
Kate Stafford, University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory


SAS provided HMMC with a copy of their excellent JMP statistical software. This has greatly helped with our statistical analyses of our data.

Honda Marine provided partial support in the acquisition of our outboard motor.

The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary has provided funding for research beyond Maui and the SPLASH work.

The computer recycling center donated two apple computers.

Young Brothers provided funding to support our research

Cooperative State Research Education and Extension Service (CREES), USDA

Arc of Hilo


The Norcross Wildlife Foundation provided funds to support our 2009 and 2010 acoustic research