Events

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.


January

  • Waimea Ocean Film Festival
    January 1 to 4, 2020
    in Waimea, at the Mauna Kea Resort and the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaiʻi
    January 5 to 8, 2020
    at the Four Seasons Resort Hualālai
    For more information, visit www.waimeaoceanfilm.org

  • Kauaʻi Ocean Discovery Center Grand Opening
    Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10:30 am to 3:00 pm
    at Kauaʻi Ocean Discovery
    at Kukui Grove Center
    3-2600 Kaumualii Highway, Lihuʻe, HI 96766
    For more information, see flyer

  • Third Thursday By the Bay Presentation Series at Mokupāpapa Discovery Center
    Leveraging 3D technology to protect and conserve coral reef ecosystems

    Come join us as we hear from John Burns, Ph. D. Assistant Professor - Marine Science Department, at UH Hilo, Affiliate Researcher for NOAA Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
    Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    This is a free event
    at the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center
    76 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720
    Please feel free to contact Clayton.Watkins@noaa.gov or call (808) 933-8184
    For more information, see flyer

February

  • Papahānaumokuākea Celebrates 10 Years as a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the Waikīkī Aquarium
    Sunday, February 16, 2020, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
    at the Waikīkī Aquarium
    2777 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

March

  • Bishop Museum Fall in Love with Science Discovery Day
    TBD
    at the Bishop Museum
    1525 Bernice St, Honolulu, HI 96817

April


May

  • May Day by the Bay
    TBD
    at the Waiʻoli Beach Park, Heʻe Road, on the bay in Hanalei, Kauaʻi

  • Manu o Kū Festival
    TBD
    Iolani Palace Coronation Lawn
    For more information, visit manuokufestival.org

June

  • North Shore Ocean Fest (World Oceans Day)
    TBD
    at Turtle Bay Resort, North Shore Oʻahu

  • World Oceans Day Celebration
    Saturday, June 13, 2020, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Ko ʻOlina - Lagoon 4, Hawai‘i

  • 13th Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture
    June 10 to 21, 2020
    Oʻahu
    For more information, visit festpachawaii.org

July


August

  • Get Into Your Sanctuary Day
    TBD
    at the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center
    76 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

September

  • Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference
    August 31 to September 3, 2020
    at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center

October


November


  • 11th Annual Hāna Limu Festival
    TBD
    Kapueokahi – Hāna Bay Beach Park, Maui

December