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Presentations take place in the Education Center Alcove of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, beginning at 3:00 p.m. every Sunday afternoon. For directions click here.

Public parking is $1.00/vehicle. Admittance to the lecture presentation will begin at 2:45 p.m. outside the entrance to the Education Center by the benches. Those who are attending the lecture presentation ONLY and are admitted at this time by the Education staff will bypass the admission window. Please do not arrive earlier than 2:45 p.m. Patrons attending ONLY the Educational Lecture will be given a special red "Hawaii Sea Grant" hand stamp that will allow access into the education alcove for the lecture but no access to the beach itself. The lecture will begin promptly at 3 p.m.

Please note: anyone who wishes to go to the beach before the lecture, will be processed through the regular admission line and shall pay the admission fee of $7.50 (if you are not a Hawaii resident). These education programs are supported and funded by the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation.

We appreciate your continuing interest and support!

Sundays at the Bay


April 2016 - Coastal birds and Seabirds of Hawaiʻi

3 April - "Monitoring and research of an urban shearwater colony at the Freeman Seabird Preserve"

               David Hyrenbach, Ph.D., Hawaiʿi Pacific University

10 April - "Wisdom prevails" *please note, Ann Bell and Jared Underwood have switched presentation dates

                 Ann Bell, Fish & Wildlife Service

17 April - "The Bristle-thighed Curlews of Oahu North Shore: research  on our Alaskan friends"    

                 Jared Underwood, Ph.D., Fish & Wildlife Service

24 April - "Feeding ecology and trophic relationships of Hawaii's tropical seabirds"

                 Michael Seki, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA


May 2016 - Community Resource Management in Hawaiʻi

1 May - "The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council's Community-based Fishery Management,"

               Charles Ka`ai`ai, Western Pacific Regional Management Council

8 May - Film showing: Nature's Fellowship of the Whale (2010, 55 min)

15 May - Film showing: Papa Mau: The Wayfinder, Palikū Films (2010, 57 min)      

22 May "Makai Watch: Building Bridges Through Community Engagement"

                 Luna Kekoa, Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources

29 May "From Planning to Practice: Towards Co-management of Hawai`i Coral Reef Fisheries,"

                 Adam Ayers, National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration



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