During the year we participate in many outreach events. Come join us for a variety of educational activities, inspiring talks and hands-on fun! Check back periodically for updates.


  • Bishop Museum Fall in Love with Science
    Sunday, February 12, 2017, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    at the Bishop Museum
    1525 Bernice St, Honolulu, HI 96817


  • Keiki Fun Sunday Dolphin Awareness!
    Sunday, March 5, 2017, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    at Sealife Park
    41-202 Kalanianaole Highway #7, Waimanalo, HI 96795
    For more information, visit

  • Waikiki Aquarium 113th Anniversary
    Sunday, March 26, 2017, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
    at the Waikīkī Aquarium
    2777 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
    Food, music, and activities, including invasive algae cleanup, monk seal and whale hats, and educational activities.



  • Join us for a month of lectures at Hanauma Bay's Theatre Thursdays in May

    •  May 4 - Dr. Chris Kelly, deep-sea biologist with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's Undersea Research Lab, will discuss the Biology and Geology of Deep Seamounts in Papahānaumokuākea
    •  May 11 - Dr. Kelly Keogh, maritime archaeologist for Papahānaumokuākea, will talk about Maritime Resources of Midway Atoll and the Battle of Midway 75th Commemoration
    •  May 18 - Dr. Carl Meyer, a marine biologist with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology, will present on Fish Tracking throughout the Archipelago
    •  May 25 - Kalani Quiocho, Native Hawaiian specialist for Papahānaumokuākea, will talk about the Cultural Heritage of Papahānaumokuākea

    All lectures are from 6:30 PM to 7:30 pm
    at the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Theater
    100 Hanauma Bay Rd (off Kalanianaʻole Hwy)
    Admission and parking are free


  • North Shore Ocean Fest (World Oceans Day)
    Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    at Turtle Bay Resort, North Shore Oʻahu
    For more information, visit

  • World Celebration of the Ocean
    To honor the Year of the Monk Seal and the Mālama Honua Voyage

    Saturday, June 10, 2017, Open 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Activities held from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Please join us for:
    • Lessons on the Hawaiian Star Compass
    • Ti leaf lei making
    • Hawaiian moon calendar activities
    • Videos on navigation
    • Arts and crafts

    This is a free and family-friendly event
    at the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center
    76 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720
    Contact us at: (808)933-8195


  • Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference
    July 18 to 20, 2017
    at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center