Ocean Literacy is not a pastime, it’s a necessity.
The elephant in the room in our changing world is the ocean! What happens to the ocean has an immediate and compelling impact on mankind. Learning about the ocean is essential for survivial on Planet Earth.
7 day programme
sunday to saturday
AM(arrival): Pickup from airport, get settled into accommodation. PM: Kaena Point hike to see Monk seals, seabirds. Swim in the ocean. Evening: Welcome dinner, camp activities.
AM: Understanding Marine Mammals:
Dolphin watch boat excursion: dolphin and whale watching, snorkel with dolphins, turtles, octopus, other marine life
PM: Learn all about waves:
Surf and body surfing lesson at a local beach break.
EV: daily journal
The Ocean at night: night snorkelling.
AM: Removing Invasive Species: Hawaiian cultural introduction
Malama Moanalua Huki or Waimanalo Limu Hui – removing invasive seaweed or planting native seaweed
PM: The Intertidal Zone:
Makapuu tidepools/coastal hike, (beach/bodysurf, whale watching)
EV: Daily journal
AM: SERVICE LEARNING @ Loko ea fishpond –
PM: Sustainable Coastlines beach cleanup. North Shore mini stops along the way as time allows.
EV: Daily Journal
The Ocean at Night: Waikiki Aquarium (after dark)
AM: Ocean Awareness:
Kayaking excursion to Mokolii or Na Mokolua/Flat Island (matching conditions and skill level)
PM: Hawaiin Maritime Culture:
Waikiki aquarium / Bishop Museum Planetarium
Optional mini stops along the way at Pali Lookout, Heia fishpond.
EV: Sunset/night hike to Kaena/star gazing
AM: Exploring Coral Reefs: snorkelling the fringing reefs.
PM: Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology – Coconut Island
EV: daily journal
Farewell dinner – Imu/Luau
Dependent on flight times
AM: souvenir shopping.
PM: depart for the airport.