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Youth activities are best suited for children ages five to 14; proof of age is required. For reservations and schedule and price information, please call (808) 665-7292. Reservations and cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance.

Exploring Tide Pools

TURTLE TRACKS

Adventure outside with one of our naturalists to search for green sea turtles in the wild. Learn about Hawaiian sea turtles, their behaviors and nesting patterns, and discover the role sea turtles play in our environment and Hawaiian culture.

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Marine Debris to Artistry

THE FIRES OF PELE

Sand sculpting, storytelling, and a hike to an ancient lava flow help us to learn how the Hawaiian Islands rose from the middle of the sea as fiery volcanoes. Join our naturalist to uncover the geology of the region and the traditional Hawaiian legends that speak to the creation of the Hawaiian archipelago.

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Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle

INTRODUCTION TO SNORKELING

Join our Cousteau-trained and lifeguard certified naturalists as we introduce you to the wonders and joys of snorkeling. We’ll teach you how to use the gear, how to dive down safely, and how to observe the many diverse creatures of the ocean, all taught from the safety and comfort of our beautiful pool. This program can be tailored to swimming ability and is intended for beginners.

Survivor

SURVIVOR

Can you imagine arriving at a deserted island? No computers, TVs, or video games. What would you do? How would you survive? Join us on a journey into the garden to uncover the survival tools that come from the earth, learn the basics of island survival, build our own survival shelter, and get a sneak peek into what early Hawaiian life might have been like.

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Tide Pool Exploration

LIFE AT THE EDGE OF THE SEA

Learn how the Hawaiian Islands rose from the middle of the sea as fiery volcanoes through sand sculpting, storytelling and a hike to an ancient lava flow.

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