Designated the State Museum on Natural and Cultural History
in 1988, Bishop Museum is a place where families can learn
about their island heritage and discover the wonders of
science through fun, hands-on exhibits and programs. It
is also a tour destination where people from around the
world learn about our multicultural and diverse communities.
More than 300,000 children and families visit Bishop Museum
each year. Nearly half the schoolchildren in the state annually
visit and benefit from the informal learning process of
interactive, educational displays. In addition, the Museum
continues to develop and maintain outreach programs for
both the neighbor island communities and other national
Reservations 808-847-3511, www.bishopmuseum.org.
Atlantis Submarines (Waikiki)
Tours take you one mile off-shore on the Atlantis Discovery
shuttle-boat which offers sweeping views of Diamond Head
and the famous Waikiki coastline. From the shuttle, you
board the 64-passenger submarine or one of the two 48-passenger
submarines where you will descend up to 100 feet to view
coral reefs, marine life, two sunken ships, the remains
of two airliners, Japanese artificial reef structures and
the University of Hawaiis reef enhancement project.
The 64-passenger submarine is known as Atlantis XIV, the
worlds largest and most sophisticated passenger submarine.
Select tours provide narration in Japanese and Mandarin
Chinese. A multi-lingual tape deck is available on all tours.
The tours in Waikiki are daily and hourly from 8:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m. and depart from the Hilton Hawaiian Village.
For more information contact (808) 973-9811. www.go-atlantis.com.
Sea Life Park
Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that
will entertain and delight. Located just 15 miles from Waikiki
on Oahu's beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park
is a world-class marine attraction perched between the majestic
Koolau Mountain Range and breathtaking Makapuu Beach. See
dolphins dance, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in
this magical place by the sea.
Sea Life Park is open daily from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A full schedule of shows is provided in the morning and
41 202 Kalanianaole Highway, Suite 7
Waimanalo, Hawaii 96795
1 (866) Dolphin (365-7446)
Waimea Falls Park
This attraction is an 1,800 acre oasis where you can experience
Nature, Culture and Adventure.
Venture through the park's lush tropical gardens, walk back
in time to experience daily customs of ancient Hawaii, swim
under a cascading waterfall set amidst a beautiful natural
setting, and witness a spectacular cliff diving show at
the world renowned 45 foot Waimea Falls. Challenge yourself
to an adventure of a lifetime at Waimea Falls Park the Hawaii
you've dreamed of.
An exciting neighbor-island experience nestled on Oahu's
Waimea Falls Park is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
59-864 Kamehameha Hwy
Haleiwa, HI 96712
(Across from Waimea Bay)
For more information call (808) 638-8511
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Fondly named MIGHTY MO, this attraction is an All-American
celebration and a must see if you are visiting Oahu.
MIGHTY MO served in WWII, Korean War, and Gulf War. The
Memorial site is where the instrument of surrender was signed
MIGHTY MO is 3 football fields long! She weighs in at 58,000
tons, and her 16 inch guns fire a 2,000 lb. shell more than
Memorial: 9am - 5pm
Ticket Office: 8am - 4pm
(Located at the Bowfin Submarine Museum next to the Arizona
Memorial Visitor Center)
Keiki Aloha Children's Program (Sheraton Waikiki Hotel)
More fun for the kids. More freedom for the parents. Location:
4th floor Sheraton Waikiki Hotel Hours of Operation: 9:00
am to 9:00 pm, year-round. Available to all children ages
5-12 staying at any Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki. Daily on-
and off-property activities are sure to be the highlight
of every child's visit.
The program offers quarterly Hawaiian themes allowing participants
to learn more about the islands of Hawaii and its environment.
All Keiki Aloha Staff are trained professionals and certified
in First Aid, CPR, and Lifeguarding.
Schedule of activities/menu items/prices subject to change
Information: (808) 922-4422 ext. 79105 for more information
or contact Guest Service Manager via e-mail at email@example.com.
The Polynesian Cultural Center
The Polynesian Cultural Center features seven Polynesian
"islands" in a beautifully landscaped, 42-acre
setting representing Samoa, New Zealand (Aotearoa), Fiji,
Hawaii, Tahiti, the Marquesas and Tonga. A man-made freshwater
lagoon winds throughout the Center.Every visitor will experience
an extensive Polynesian tour which would otherwise cost
upwards of $10,000 were they to actually travel to these
far flung islands. The Polynesian Cultural Center is the
only place in the world guests can experience all seven
Polynesian islands in one day.
55-370 Kamehameha Highway
Laie, HI 96762 1-800-367-7060 M.A.I.L.E Reservation System
Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park
is 25-acres of safe, clean family fun and excitement. Located
30 minutes west of Waikiki. It's Hawaii's only waterpark.
Reservations: (808) WILD-Wave for up-to-date information.
Experience the enrichment, authenticity and spirit of our
environmental education program. Camp Timberline offers
camping facilities in the beautiful Waianae Mountains. This
rustic location provides the perfect setting for our Environmental
Enjoy summer at its finest at Camp Timberline for days and
nights of Adventure and fun! Experience archery, climbing
wall, hiking, games, swimming, a native planting,team challenge,
other outdoor adventures, and the time of your life!
For more information or to book a program please us contact
us locally at (808) 672-5441 or Toll Free (877) 672-4386
M-F 8am-4pm Weekends 10am-4pm or
email our Reservationist Jolie, firstname.lastname@example.org or
Brian, Program Coordinator at, email@example.com
Shores - CAMP KAANAPALI is offered year-round, Monday
through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at ASTON Kaanapali
Shores on Maui. Supervised activities include educational
nature walks, Hawaiian crafts, storytelling and hula lessons.
An initial one-time registration cost of $10 includes an
ASTON camp T-shirt and keiki (child) button. Morning and
afternoon sessions are available at $5 each per day (limit
of six hours per week per child). Optional lunch is $5 per
day. Children of registered guests who are 5 to 10 years
old may participate.
Embassy Vacation Resorts
BEACH BUDDIES is a hands-on program which includes
arts and crafts with a Hawaiian theme (decorating coconuts,
beach sand art and leaf painting). Ages 4-10, 8:30 am -
2:30 pm, Daily.
Embassy Vacation Resort, Kaanapali
104 Kaanapali Shores Place
Lahaina, HI 96761
Hyatt Regency Maui
- CAMP HYATT KAANAPALI features Olympic-like games, tug-o-war
on the beach, obstacle course, fishing and snorkeling. Children
learn about the arts, crafts and language of ancient Hawaiians,
mix taro into poi, make leis and dance hula. Ages 3-12,
9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Daily.
Beach Hotel - The KALO PATCH PROGRAM is offered to children
ages 5-12 and includes field trips. Hawaiian language classes
and games and Hawaiian crafts. Available seasonally.
Maui Marriott Resort KAANAPALI KIDS CAMP focuses
on fun education and aDventure on land and on sea. See historic
Lahaina town via the Sugar Cane Train; visit whale museums;
hike along Kaanapali beach for bamboo pole fishing and sand
castle building, learn Hawaiian crafts and storytelling
through the hula. Ages 5-12, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday -
Maui KEIKI ALOHA where children learn about Hawaiian
arts and crafts, such as dancing the hula, playing the ukulele
and making coconut frond hats. Activities include games,
water sports, and excursions to favorite attractions and
sites. Ages 5-12, Offered June - August.
The Westin Maui
KEIKI KAMP offers whale watching, hiking, and hands-on
activities. The program is designed around Hawaiian activities,
especially "Aloha Friday" which includes lei making
and hula lessons. Daily field trips. Age 5-12, 9:00 am -
3:00 pm, 6:30 - 9:00pm, Daily.
Kapalua Bay Hotel
& Villas - CAMP KAPALUA where children enjoy sand
castle contests, swimming, snorkeling, Hawaiian crafts,
recreational games, hula lessons, and eco-adventures to
explore Mother Natures treasures. Ages 5-12, Seasonal
only, on various days.
Maui Prince Hotel at Makena Resort - PRINCE KIDS CLUB allows
children to meet friends from other parts of the world and
to share fun activities such as bamboo pole fishing, sand
castle building, swimming, making Hawaiian arts and crafts,
and participating in treasure hunts. Ages 5-12, 9:00 am
- 4:00 pm, Monday - Saturday.
Napili Kai Beach Club
KEIKI KLUB activities include Hawaiian games, hula
lessons, Hawaiian story telling, lei making, parent/child
golf putting contestss, hot dog barbecues, sand castle building,
children's movies, watermelon eating contests and nature/ecology
walks. Ages 6-12,. Two to four hours daily except on Sundays
-- offered during Easter, June 15-August 31 and Christmas.
Wailea Resort KEIKI CLUB GECKO activities include
lei making, hula dancing, sand castle building, swimming
and pool games, and making Hawaiian arts and crafts. Ages
5-12, 9:00 am - 3:00pm, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Seasons Resort - KIDS FOR ALL SEASONS offers hula classes,
Hawaiian songs, flower lei making lessons, Hawaiian legends,
story-telling, arts, crafts and games. Outdoor recreational
activities include kite flying, swimming, and lots of fun.
Ages 5-12, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Daily. For ages 12 and up,
there are complimentary scuba clinics, swimming lessons,
snorkeling and whale watching cruises.
Kea Lani Hotel, Suites
and Villas KEIKI LANI emphasizes Hawaiian culture
and the ecosystems of Hawaii. Activities include learning
about the animals that live in Hawaii's tide pools and ocean,
lei making, tapa printing, hula dancing and playing Hawaiian
games. Ages 5-12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Daily.
Wailea Beach Resort - CAMP WAlLEA features nature hikes,
island crafts, hula lessons, coral reef tours, whale watching
classes, traditional story telling and field trips. Ages
5-12, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Daily except Wednesday and Sunday.
KEIKI CORNER is a special supervised children's program
offering an array of fin activities for children including
crafts, nature walks, bug hunts, beach activities, radio
theatre and paniolo (cowboy) adventures. Ages 4-12.
Manele Bay Hotel
and Lodge at Koele - PILIALOHA, "close friendship
and beloved companionship', children's program is based
at "Manele Bay Hotel" but is available to guests
at the "Lodge at Koele" (shuttle service available).
The program gives children the opportunity to explore the
tidepools adjacent to Hulopo'e Bay, learn about petroglyphs,
discover how the Hawaiian Islands were formed and even build
their own erupting volcano. Children are able to try their
hand at croquet or lawn bowling, fly a kite on the Lodge
at Koele lawn, or mosey on down to the Stables at Koele
to meet the resident animals. Other special island activities
include a Hawaiian safari through the lush and mysterious
Manele Bay gardens, discovering the constellations in the
spectacular Hawaiian night sky, taking a shot on the Challenge
at Manele putting green, or producing their own video, live
from Lanai. Ages 5-17, Daily. Full and half day programs.
Evening programs also available.