Feds say first humpback whales of season spotted in Hawaii

In this Sept. 29, 2015 image taken from video and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a humpback whale is spotted near Kauai, Hawaii. The encounter was the first sighting of humpback in Hawaii this season. Humpbacks migrate from the waters off Alaska where they feed in the summer to the waters around Hawaii where they breed in the winter. (Steve Matadobra/NOAA via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — Humpback whales were spotted in the waters off Hawaii for the first time this season, leading officials to warn ships and recreational boaters to steer clear of the endangered visitors.

October 8, 2015 8:45 am

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